REAP and Women's Business Center Training Events Calendar

REAP Activities:

Business Plan Basics Training - Ogallala
Cost: $79, includes course materials. Scholarships available for those who qualify.
When: Tuesdays, Sept. 26 to Oct. 24, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Keith County Area Development, 10 N Spruce St., Ste. C, Ogallala, Nebraska
About: The workshop series will focus on marketing, promotion/advertising, financial management, customer relations, and goal setting. REAP uses the Business Plan Basics NxLevel Guide for microentrepreneurs curriculum. The course will be facilitated by Kathy Bourque. Learn more.
Register: Contact Nancy Flock at 308.534.3508 or nancyf@cfra.org, or download registration form.
Brought to you by: Center for Rural Affairs' Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Women's Business Center and Keith County Area Development.

Business Plan Basics Training - Loup City
Cost: $79, includes course materials. Scholarships available for those who qualify.
When: Wednesdays, Oct. 4 to Nov. 1, 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: Loup City Community Center, 803 O St., Loup City, Nebraska 68853
About: The workshop series will focus on marketing, promotion/advertising, financial management, customer relations, and goal setting. REAP uses the Business Plan Basics NxLevel Guide for microentrepreneurs curriculum. The course will be facilitated by Judy Petersen, executive director for the Central Nebraska Economic Development District in Chambers, Nebraska. Learn more.
Register: Contact Dawn Skibinski, Sherman County Economic Development, at 308.745.5040 or development@shermancountyprogress.com, or download registration form.
Brought to you by: Center for Rural Affairs' Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Women's Business Center, Central Nebraska Economic Development District, and Sherman County Economic Development Inc.

Related Events:

Saturday, Oct. 28, "Recipe to Reality" seminar, Lincoln, Nebraska. The University of Nebraska Food Processing Center is offering a one-day seminar for all individuals interested in exploring the idea of starting a food manufacturing business. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Registration deadline is Oct. 15, 2017. Contact Jill Gifford at 402.472.2819 or jgifford1@unl.edu for an information packet.

At Your Convenience:  

Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights, an SBA webinar. What is intellectual property and how do you protect your ideas? This course gives an overview and explains how and why to protect your intellectual property. (30 minutes)

Government Contracting Classroom, a 3-part SBA course. Did you know the federal government buys nearly $100 billion worth of goods and services from small businesses each year? Government contracts can offer opportunities. But selling to the government requires a different approach.

REAP Online Training Classes, a varied slate of courses to fit your small business learning needs!

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The REAP Women's Business Center (WBC) is a program funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All SBA Programs and Services are open to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities and/or persons with limited English proficiency (LEP) will be made if requested in advance.