REAP Newsletter Fall 2016

Inside this issue:

Salon owner goes teal: During September, Brittany Sage promotes Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month at her business, Cut it Out Salon in downtown Litchfield, Neb., population 259.

Local food trucks dish out a rumble: Tacos vs. smoked ribs. Frozen treats vs. salads. Hundreds flocked to downtown Norfolk, Neb., on a warm Friday evening in late July for a taste of local food and local music.

First National Bank invests $500,000 in lending: First National Bank recently provided a $500,000 equity-equivalent investment to the Center for Rural Affairs. The investment will support micro and small business lending activities throughout rural communities in Nebraska via the Center's lending arm, the Rural Investment Corporation.

Slowing down to shop small this season: As a rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) loan specialist, I've had the opportunity to serve many hardworking entrepreneurs. So I know firsthand the importance of supporting small businesses whenever possible.


Download the Fall REAP Business Update as a pdf below.

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