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Release Date Contact(s)
03/03/2017 Horner honored as Center for Rural Affairs’ Women’s Business Center Entrepreneur of the Year

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

Update March 13: For a high resolution photo from the award ceremony, please click here.

03/03/2017 Gonzalez honored as Center for Rural Affairs’ Latino Business Center Entrepreneur of the Year

Juan Sandoval, Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) 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

Update March 13: For a high resolution photo from the award ceremony, please click here.

03/03/2017 Barrera honored as Center for Rural Affairs' Latino Business Center Partner of the Year

Juan Sandoval, Rural Entrepreneurship Assistance Project (REAP) Latino Business Center director, juans@cfra.org, 402.371.7786; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 4002.687.2100 ext. 1025

Update March 13: For a high resolution photo from the award ceremony, please click here.

03/02/2017 Olivas receives Center for Rural Affairs' Bob Steffen Pioneer Award

Kathie Starkweather, Farm and Community Program director, kathies@cfra.org, 402.617.7946; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1025

Update March 13: For a high resolution photo, please click here.

03/02/2017 Longneckers honored as Center for Rural Affairs' Entrepreneurs of the Year

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

03/02/2017 Furlong awarded Center for Rural Affairs' Citizenship Award

Johnathan Hladik, Center for Rural Affairs policy program director, johnathanh@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1208; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1025 

02/24/2017 Center for Rural Affairs presents 'Vang: a drama about recent immigrant farmers'

Contact: Emilee Pease, executive and development assistant, emileep@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext
1017; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, 
rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

02/15/2017 Free QuickBooks training offered to small business owners

Contact: 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

02/08/2017 Center for Rural Affairs joins organizations in call for White House focus on rural issues

Brian Depew, executive director, 402.687.2100 x1015
Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, 402.687.2100 x1025

02/01/2017 Farmers invited to workshop on new crop insurance opportunity

Contact: Glen Ready, policy program assistant, glenr@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1011;
or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

01/27/2017 Serie de financiamento en dos partes para granjas pequeñas

Comunicarse con : Lucia Schulz, lucias@cfra.org, 402.750.5727 (Para preguntas en español); o Rhea Landholm, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

01/27/2017 Center for Rural Affairs achieves top 10 in national lending

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

01/26/2017 Farmers invited to workshop on new crop insurance opportunity

Contact: Glen Ready, policy program assistant, glenr@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1011;
or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org,
402.687.2100 ext 1025

01/25/2017 Two-part series on small farm financing begins Feb. 5

Lucia Schulz, project specialist, lucias@cfra.org, 4020.750.7527;
Or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org
402.687.2100 ext. 1025

01/24/2017 Women landowner workshops postponed to Feb. 15

Becky Keim, project organizer, beckyk@cfra.org, 402.269.8170;
Glen Ready, policy program assistant, glenr@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1011;
or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

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