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Release Date Contact(s)
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

03/07/2017 Explore business ownership models in free workshop

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

03/03/2017 Center for Rural Affairs relocates Iowa office closer to the capitol

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

03/03/2017 Seed starting workshop and garden signup in Santee

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

03/03/2017 Chuck and Barb Francis receive Center for Rural Affairs' Seventh Generation Award

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

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

03/03/2017 Lux honored with Extra Mile Award

Juan Sandoval, Rural Enterprise Assistance Project 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 McClure honored as REAP Friend of the Year

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

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

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.

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