Free small business workshop set

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Mabel Alarcon-Craven, Center for Rural Affairs Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) business development consultant,, 402.598.2731; Mohamed Warsame, 402.412.2424 or; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager,, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

SOUTH SIOUX CITY, NEBRASKA – Prospective business owners are invited to learn about available resources at a free workshop, organized by the Center for Rural Affairs’ Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP), in collaboration with the South Sioux City Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism and City of South Sioux City.

“Getting Ready to Start My Business” is set for Sunday, April 28, from 3 to 5 p.m. The event will be at Sugal Consulting, LLC, 3900 Dakota Ave., Ste. 11, in South Sioux City, Nebraska.

Mabel Alarcon-Craven, Center for Rural Affairs’ REAP business development consultant will present the workshop in English. The content will then be translated in Somalian.

“Have you dreamed about becoming a business owner?” Alarcon-Craven said. “Do you want to start a bakery, hair salon, bookkeeping business, child care center, or other business? Learn about the resources, requirements, and responsibilities it takes to start your dream business at this workshop.”

REAP provides business training, technical assistance, microloans, and networking to small businesses in Nebraska.

For more information or to register for the workshop, contact Mohamed Warsame at 402.412.2424 or or Alarcon-Craven at 402.598.2731.