Small business workshops set, focusing on changing times

Small Business

Jessica Campos, Center for Rural Affairs Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Women's Business Center director,, 402.870.1521; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager,, 402.687.2100 ext. 1025

AUBURN, NEBRASKA – Entrepreneurs in the Auburn area are invited to attend two online workshops focused on best practices for businesses during COVID-19. These free events are sponsored by the Center for Rural Affairs’ Rural Enterprise Assistance Project and Auburn Development Council.

“Building Relationships Six Feet Apart is Hard” is a two-part series in which participants will learn how to market while social distancing. The workshop is set for Tuesday, Aug. 4, and Thursday, Aug. 6, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

“Cybersecurity 101” discusses protection from cyber attacks, and will take place Wednesday, Aug. 19, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

“Small businesses are finding they need to be flexible to keep themselves and their customers safe," said Jessica Campos, Center for Rural Affairs’ Women’s Business Center director. “These workshops will help business owners prepare and respond to various situations stemming from COVID-19.”

Kayla Elliott will instruct these courses.

Registration for both events is required two days in advance; sign up at Attendance is limited. For more information, contact Halle Ramsey at or 402.870.2749.

Center for Rural Affairs provides business training, technical assistance, microloans, and networking to small businesses in Nebraska.