Cleaning Academy set in Lincoln

Small Business

Jessica Campos, Center for Rural Affairs Women's Business Center director,, 402.870.1521; Raul Arcos-Hawkins, business development specialist,, 308.833.0260; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager,, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

LINCOLN, NEBRASKA – An eight-day Cleaning Academy workshop is scheduled for local entrepreneurs and business owners in Lincoln. This event will be offered in Spanish and is sponsored by the Center for Rural Affairs.

Cleaning Academy is set for March 5, 12, 19 and 26, and April 2, 16, 23, and 30. Sessions will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. each Friday and from 9 a.m. to noon each Saturday.

There is no charge for the class, to be held at El Centro de las Americas, 210 O St., in Lincoln.

“In this course, attendees will learn how to start their own cleaning business,” said Jessica Campos, Center for Rural Affairs’ Women’s Business Center director. “We’ll talk about the right chemicals to use and safety guidelines, in addition to an opportunity to get certified with the Cleaning Management Institute.”

Mabel Alarcon-Craven will present the class. 

Registration is required by Feb. 27. Contact Alarcon-Craven at 402.598.2731 or

Visit for more information. Center for Rural Affairs provides loans, business training, technical assistance, and networking to small businesses in Nebraska.