Free business consultations available once a month

Small Business

Anthony Gurrola, loan specialist,, 308.631.0157; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager,, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

SIDNEY AND CHADRON, NEBRASKA – Free one-on-one small business consultations are available once per month in Sidney and Chadron.

Anthony Gurrola, loan specialist with the Center for Rural Affairs, will offer the sessions in both English and Spanish.


  • 2nd Wednesdays, noon to 2 p.m.: Western Nebraska Community College Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center, 371 S. College Dr. Room 152a, Sidney, Nebraska.
  • 3rd Wednesdays, noon to 2 p.m.: Chadron Chamber of Commerce, 706 W. Third St., Chadron, Nebraska.

The Center for Rural Affairs provides business training, technical assistance, microloans, and networking to small businesses in Nebraska. They generally assist businesses with 10 or fewer employees, self-employed, full-time, part-time, home-based, startup, and store-front businesses.

Contact Gurrola at 308.631.0157 or with any questions or to set up an appointment. Appointments are preferred, but not required. Walk-ins will be accepted.

The Center recommends that everyone wear a face mask at indoor sessions.

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