Center News Releases

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Release Date Contact(s)
02/04/2020 Small business academies set in Lexington/Academias programadas próximamente en Lexington para Pequeños Negocios

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

01/29/2020 Land transition workshop set in Norfolk

Justin Carter, project associate, justinc@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1018; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

1/27/2020 Resources announced for Iowa communities interested in flood mitigation, water quality

Contact: Cody Smith, policy associate, codys@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1016; Teresa Hoffman, policy communications associate, teresah@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1012; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

01/20/2020 Bill aims to improve water access in Nebraska schools

Contacts: Jordan Rasmussen, assistant policy director, jordanr@cfra.org,  402.687.2100 ext. 1032; Teresa Hoffman, policy communications associate, teresah@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1012; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1025

01/24/2020 Financial literacy training set in Pierce

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

01/22/2020 Women's Business Center gets new director

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

01/17/2020 Center for Rural Affairs releases fact sheets, tips on building climate resiliency

Kayla Bergman, policy associate, kaylab@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1034; Teresa Hoffman, policy communications associate, teresah@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1012; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

01/17/2020 Nebraska students win regional Farm to School Month competition

Justin Carter, project associate, justinc@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1018; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

01/15/2020 Networking event set for Feb. 4 in Columbus

Veronica Spindola, loan specialist, veronicas@cfra.org, 402.942.1113; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

01/14/2020 Marketing class set in Scribner

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

01/14/2020 Governor's IWILL request could position Iowa for success in 2020

Cody Smith, policy associate, codys@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1016; Teresa Hoffman, policy communications associate, teresah@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1012. or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

01/15/2020 Marketing class set in Aurora

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

01/10/2020 One-day summit highlights food systems, access in Nebraska

Vanessa Wielenga, Extension educator, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, vwielenga2@unl.edu, 402.472.0361; Justin Carter, project associate, justinc@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1018; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1025

01/06/2020 Community conversation set in Beatrice

Trenton Buhr, policy assistant, trentonb@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1010; Teresa Hoffman, policy communications associate, teresah@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1012; Rhea Landholm, brand messaging and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1025

01/03/2020 Business Plan Basics available to entrepreneurs in Auburn

Craig Eberle, Center for Rural Affairs Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) loan specialist, craige@cfra.org, 402.736.4417; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

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