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Release Date Contact(s)
03/25/2020 Center for Rural Affairs offers loan relief, emergency credit

Kim Preston, Center for Rural Affairs Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) 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

03/17/2020 Events postponed in several communities/Eventos pospuestos en varias comunidades

Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1025

03/11/2020 Women's Learning Circle focuses on pollinators

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

03/10/2020 Panelists announced for soil, water quality discussion March 23 in Syracuse

Trenton Buhr, policy assistant, trentonb@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1010; Teresa Hoffman, policy communications associate, teresah@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1012; Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

03/09/2020 Marketing class set in Madison

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

03/06/2020 Diversity and inclusion Chamber Coffee set in Lexington

Gladys Godinez, community organizer, gladysg@cfra.org, 402.318.3689; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

03/05/2020 Groups release guidance on best practices for solar siting in Iowa

Cody Smith, policy associate, codys@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1016; Kerri Johannsen, Iowa Environmental Council, johannsen@iaenvironment.org, 515-473-0123 (Cell); Teresa Hoffman, policy communications associate, teresah@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1012

03/03/2020 Business owners, entrepreneurs invited to free consultations

Lori Schrader, loan specialist, loris@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1026; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

02/26/2020 POSTPONED: Southwest Iowa community members invited to Rural Resiliency Forum

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

02/24/2020 Nebraska’s changing energy landscape to be topic of conversation at March 5 meeting

Lu Nelsen, policy associate, lucasn@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1022; 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

02/19/2020 Panelists will discuss soil, water quality during March 23 meeting in Syracuse

Contact: Trenton Buhr, policy assistant, trentonb@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1010; Teresa Hoffman, policy communications associate, teresah@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext. 1012; Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

02/19/2020 White to serve small businesses in central Nebraska

Howard White, loan specialist, howardw@cfra.org, 308.534.3508; or Rhea Landholm, brand marketing and communications manager, rheal@cfra.org, 402.687.2100 ext 1025

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

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