Strategic planning workshop offered in Spanish

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Griselda Rendon, Latino loan assistant,, 308.850.4820; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager,, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

GRAND ISLAND, NEBRASKA – Entrepreneurs in the Grand Island area are invited to a multi-part strategic planning session starting Nov. 14. This free event will be held in Spanish and is hosted by the Center for Rural Affairs' Rural Enterprise Assistance Project and University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension.

This four-part session will be take place Wednesday, Nov. 14, 21, and 28, and Wednesday, Dec. 5, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the UNL Extension Office, 3180 US-34, in Grand Island.

During this course, business owners will listen to and learn about different ideas or perceptions about how to manage their businesses.

“What is strategic planning? Where is your business at, and where is it heading? What is SWOT analysis? What is a vision and a mission?” said Griselda Rendon, Latino loan specialist with the Center for Rural Affairs. “Entrepreneurs attending this workshop will learn the answers to these questions and more.”

Rodrigo Gamboa will present the course.

Registration is required by Nov. 12. To register, contact Griselda Rendon at 308.850.4820 or

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