Business Plan Basics Training for Local Entrepreneurs and Business Owners

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Monica Braun, REAP WBC Director, (402) 643-2673
Or Jarrod McCartney, Red Cloud Heritage Tourism Director,, (402) 746-3238

Red Cloud, NE -  The Center for Rural Affairs’ Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Women’s Business Center in collaboration with Red Cloud Chamber of Commerce and Auld Public Library is planning a five-week Business Plan Basics course starting Sept. 12, 2016.  

The course will be held on Monday evenings starting Sept. 12 through Oct. 10, 2016 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Auld Public Library in Red Cloud.  

The workshop series includes the following key topics: Marketing, Promotion/Advertising, Financial Management, Customer Relations and Goal Setting. REAP collaborates with the University of Nebraska EDGE Program in utilizing the NxLevel Micro-Entrepreneurs curriculum called "Business Plan Basics."
 "Planning is a key to success in business, and the five hands-on exploratory sessions are designed for those thinking of starting a business and for small business owners that want to create a business plan or update one,” commented Monica Braun, REAP Women’s Business Center Director. “Sessions will cover important information that can assist in completing a business plan."

REAP Business Plan Basics Training
Auld Public Library
Red Cloud, Neb.

Monday evenings starting Sept. 12 through Oct. 10, 2016
from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m
Previous Business Plan Basics participants have said this about the workshops: "So informative for starting a business. Covers all aspects!" "The best parts were the conversations, networking and best practices shared!" "Information on Product and Price was the most helpful to me." "Recordkeeping information was what I found most helpful."

To register or for more information, contact Jarrod McCartney at 402.746.3238. Or Monica Braun, REAP WBC Director, at 402.643.2673,  Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested in advance.

The Rural Enterprise Assistance Project provides lending, training, networking, and technical assistance opportunities for start-up and existing small businesses.

More information about REAP, a program of the Center for Rural Affairs, and its services can be found at  REAP receives funding from the Nebraska Business and Innovation Act, Community Development Block Grants through the Nebraska Department of Economic Development, Small Business Administration, United States Department of Agriculture, Peter Kiewit Foundation and other sources. The REAP WBC is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.  

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