REAP Newsletter Spring 2010

REAP Marks Decades of Small Business Development
When REAP was formed, traditional economic development focused on factory recruitment.

The Center for Rural Affairs’ Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) program began in January 1990 and is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. REAP, respected nationally as an outstanding
microenterprise development program, is one of the largest rural microenterprise development efforts in the country.

Inside:
REAP Marks Decades of Small Business Development
Highlights in REAP’s History
Can Social Networking Save Small Businesses?
REAP Women’s Business Center Provides Training Opportunities
Couple Finds Opportunity in Trying Times

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