Small business trainings set in Wayne

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Kim Preston, Center for Rural Affairs Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Women's Business Center director,, 402.687.2100 ext. 1008; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager,, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

WAYNE, NEBRASKA – Several free workshops are scheduled for local entrepreneurs and business owners in the Wayne area. These events are sponsored by the Center for Rural Affairs and the Wayne Public Library.

Each session is limited to 10 attendees, and will take place at the Wayne Public Library, 410 N. Pearl St., in Wayne.

  • Basic QuickBooks: Thursday, Oct. 25 and Thursday, Nov. 1, 5 to 8 p.m. (a two-day course)
  • Advanced QuickBooks: Thursday, Nov. 8, 5 to 8 p.m.
  • Advanced Excel: Thursday, Nov. 15, 5 to 8 p.m.  

“Accurate recordkeeping can be beneficial to the success of an entrepreneur’s business,” said Kim Preston, Center for Rural Affairs’ Women’s Business Center director. “Recordkeeping can quickly identify past due accounts and help collect those accounts in a more timely manner. That helps cash flow and viability.”

Diann Ballard from db-Consulting, LLC, of Pender, Nebraska, will instruct the course. The use of laptops and software will be provided. 

To register, contact Heather Headley at 402.375.3135 or

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