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Release Date Contact(s)
02/18/2020 Center for Rural Affairs opens office in Grand Island

Kim Preston, Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Director, kimp@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1008; Jessica Campos, Women's Business Center Director, wbc@cfra.org, 402.870.1521; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1025

02/17/2020 Business decision-making workshop set in Hastings

Erin Schoenberg, project associate, erins@cfra.org, 402.499.2781; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

02/14/2020 Plugge to be honored with REAP Friend Award

Kim Preston, Rural Enterprise Assistance Project director, kimp@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1008; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

02/14/2020 Schieffer and Fischer to be honored with REAP Latino Business Center Partner Award

Kim Preston, Rural Enterprise Assistance Project director, kimp@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1008; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

02/14/2020 West Point Chamber director honored with Extra Mile Award

Kim Preston, Rural Enterprise Assistance Project director, kimp@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1008; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

02/14/2020 Gewecke to receive Women's Business Center Entrepreneur Award

Kim Preston, Rural Enterprise Assistance Project director, kimp@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1008; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

02/14/2020 Hernandez to receive Latino Business Center Entrepreneur Award

Kim Preston, Rural Enterprise Assistance Project director, kimp@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1008; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

02/14/2020 Columbus business owners receive Center for Rural Affairs award

Kim Preston, Rural Enterprise Assistance Project director, kimp@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1008; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

02/14/2020 Iowa couple honored with Citizenship Award

Johnathan Hladik, Policy Director, johnathanh@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1014; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

02/14/2020 Miller honored with Bob Steffen Pioneer Award

Sandra Renner, Farm and Community Program director, sandrar@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1009; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

02/14/2020 Olson honored with Center for Rural Affairs lifetime service award

Brian Depew, executive director, briand@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1015; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

02/13/2020 Statement: Center for Rural Affairs announces support for governor’s IWILL proposal

Cody Smith, policy associate, codys@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1016; Teresa Hoffman, policy communications associate, teresah@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1012; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

02/11/2020 Statement: President's budget proposals would hurt rural America

Anna Johnson, policy manager, annaj@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1027; Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025; or Teresa Hoffman, policy communications associate, teresah@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1012

02/10/2020 Networking event set for March 3 in Columbus

Veronica Spindola, loan specialist, veronicas@cfra.org, 402.942.1113; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

02/10/2020 Financial literacy trainings set in Auburn

Jessica Campos, Center for Rural Affairs Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Women's Business Center director, wbc@cfra.org, 402.870.1521; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

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