Center News Releases

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Release Date Contact(s)
03/04/2009 Entrepreneurial Development Crucial to Economic Recovery - Center for Rural Affairs' Report Highlights Benefits of Microenterprise Development to Nebraska Economy Jon Bailey, jonb@cfra.org, 402-687-2103 ext. 1013
03/03/2009 Center to Present at Triumph of Ag Expo - Organic Farming: Rules, Programs, and Markets Martin Kleinschmit, Center for Rural Affairs, martink@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 254-6893 or Elisha Smith, Center for Rural Affairs, elishas@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007
03/03/2009 Fremont Location of Small Business Network Meeting - New Project Links Rural Small Businesses to Larger Urban Businesses Kathie Starkweather, kathies@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 438-8496 or Stephanie Fritz, stephanief@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1021
03/02/2009 Opportunities for Minnesota's Rural Communities - Community Discussions on Rural Economic Opportunities from the 2008 Farm Bill Steph Larsen, stephl@cfra.org, (402) 687-2103 ext. 1014 or Terry VanDerPol, tlvdp@landstewardshipproject.org, (320) 269-2105
03/02/2009 Columbus Location of Small Business Network Meeting - New Project Links Rural Small Businesses to Larger Urban Businesses Kathie Starkweather, kathies@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 438-8496 or Stephanie Fritz, stephanief@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1021
02/27/2009 Business Plan Basics Training for Local Entrepreneurs and Business Owners Adriana Dungan, REAP HBC Director, adungan@msn.com, Phone: (402) 494-1013 MaryAnne Block,Creighton Economic Development Director, Phone: (402) 358-5154 Toni Tauber, KnoxCounty Economic Development Director, Phone: (402) 288-5619
02/27/2009 Norfolk Location of the First Small Business Network Meeting - New Project Links Rural Small Businesses to Larger Urban Businesses Kathie Starkweather, kathies@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 438-8496 or Stephanie Fritz, stephanief@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1021
02/23/2009 MarketPlace Has Special Youth Entrepreneurship Focus - One Hundred Plus Students Registered to Attend Elisha Smith, elishas@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 922-1409
02/20/2009 JBS Loses Fight Over National Beef Merger John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1010
02/25/2009 Montanans for Health Care Releases Health Care Report John Crabtree, johnc@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1010

or Molly Moody, Montanans for Health Care, Phone: (406) 529.8497

02/17/2009 Business Workshop a Success - More Opportunities Available; REAP Holding Office Hours in St. Paul Dena Beck, denab@cfra.org, REAP Business Specialist, Phone: (308) 528-0060 or Mike Feeken, spdc@qwestoffice.net, St Paul Development Corporation, Phone: (308) 754-4661
02/16/2009 Boost Profits and Increase Customers - Learn How to Avoid the Recession at MarketPlace Joy Marshall, joym@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 614- 5558 or Elisha Smith, elishas@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007
02/09/2009 Sesiones en Español al alcance de los Empresarios Hispanos Nancy Flock, npflock@msn.com, Teléfono: (308) 534-3508, Joy Marshall, joym@cfra.org, Teléfono: (402) 614-5558
02/09/2009 Hispanic Sessions to Cater to Hispanic Entrepreneurs Nancy Flock, npflock@msn.com, Phone: (402) 494-1013 or Joy Marshall, joym@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 614-5558
02/09/2009 February 17 Will Kick Off Cedar County Leadership Program Stephanie Fritz, stephanief@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1021

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