Center News Releases

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Release Date Contact(s)
04/24/2017 REAP Women’s Business Center hosts Nebraska InnovateHER 2017 Challenge

Monica Braun, Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Women’s Business Center director, monicab@cfra.org, 402.643.2673; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

04/14/2017 Coalition Says Tax Reform Bills Fail to Meet Group’s Principles

Jordan Rasmussen, policy program associate, 402.687.2100 ext. 1032

04/18/2017 Tax legislation to be examined at town hall forum

Paige Dietrich, policy program assistant, paiged@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1014; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

04/13/2017 Center for Rural Affairs opposes budget bill: Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture and Iowa Flood Center are on the chopping block

Stephanie Enloe, policy program associate, stephaniee@cfra.org, 515.215.1294; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

04/10/2017 Renewal signup is underway for expiring conservation stewardship program contracts

Anna Johnson, Center for Rural Affairs policy program associate, annaj@cfra.org; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

04/07/2017 Center for Rural Affairs executive director honored for 10 years of employment

Brian Depew, Center for Rural Affairs executive director, briand@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1015; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

04/06/2017 Rebuild Nebraska responds to LB 461 advancement

Jordan Rasmussen, Center for Rural Affairs, 402.687.2100 ext. 1032;
Amber Hansen, Community Action of Nebraska, 402.471.3714;
Ann Hunter-Pirtle, Stand for Schools, 402.413.0162; or 
Rhea Landholm, Center for Rural Affairs communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

04/04/2017 Beck marks 10 years at Center for Rural Affairs

Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

04/03/2017 Registration is still open for women’s business conference

Monica Braun, Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Women’s Business Center director, monicab@cfra.org, 402.643.2673; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

03/31/2017 Center for Rural Affairs submits comments on Farmer Fair Practice rules

Anna Johnson, policy program associate, annaj@cfra.org, 515.215.1294;
or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

03/20/2017 Free online marketing strategies for small business offered April 13

Monica Braun, Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Women’s Business Center director, monicab@cfra.org, 402.643.2673; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

03/20/2017 Santee beading workshop planned for April 5

April Goettle, community food specialist, aprilg@cfra.org, 206.255.9784; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

03/14/2017 Women Entrepreneur Conference registration is now open

Monica Braun, Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Women’s Business Center director, monicab@cfra.org, 402.643.2673; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

03/13/2017 Free QuickBooks training offered to small business owners

Juan Sandoval, Latino Business Center director, juans@cfra.org, 402.371.7786;
Or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

03/08/2017 Newly released paper examines conservation program in four states

Anna Johnson, Center for Rural Affairs Policy Program associate, annaj@cfra.org,515.215.1294; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

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