Community Vitality Initiative
Fosters the Future of Nebraska through:
- Community-centered capacity building
- Educational Opportunities that are relevant and research-based
- Collaborative networks to address opportunities and challenges of rural people and places
- Collective impact - together we make a difference
Business Readiness Workshop, December 5th
Are you ready to start your own business? If so, don't miss this fantastic opportunity to attend the NUbizStart - Are you Ready? workshop on Thursday, December 5 at the Lifelong Learning Center, Norfolk. Come with a business idea already in mind or come with interest about what it takes to jump into a business livestyle. Register online or click for more information.
October 1 & 2, 2014
Younes Conference Center, Kearney, NE
Broadband Connecting Nebraska Conference is an opportunity for individuals of nearly all occupations:
- To learn valuable information and skills that will contribute not only to their personal success, but also to the success of their business.
- Information Technology is embedded in every industry and area of practice from (simply) computers, to computer networks, to the internet to everyday efficiency.
This Conference is not just for IT professionals, it's for all people who want to increase the productivity of their business using technology.
It's not just for IT professionals, it's for people who use IT.
Whether you're looking for ways to improve your market using IT, looking to find your next qualified candidate for a job, or simply aiming to make your business run more efficiently, this conference will undoubtedly provide you with something that will positively affect the future of your business or company.
Leaders from across Nebraska will explore the potential of broadband technologies to promote economic and community growth.
Business and the Affordable Care Act
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is bringing in many changes for business owners, with and without employees. It is important for business owners to stay on top of the changing regulations to meet obligations, as well as know what is ahead. The Health Care Decision Making website will help business owners develop ACA strategies that best meet their business needs.
BFBL memberships are available
Join other producers across Nebraska who are combining their marketing efforts through a Buy Fresh/Buy Local membership. For a small membership fee, members are listed in a beautiful, professionally designed directory with listings of producers, restaurants, stores, farmers' markets & institutions that sell locally produced food. Check out the BFBL membership page for more benefits.
Community Connections -Building a bridge between youth entrepreneurs and their communities
Broadband Initiative - Planning Internet access for the future
Buy Fresh/Buy Local© - Supporting Local Food Producers
EntrepreneurShip Investigation (ESI) – Education youth, ages 10-19
Nebraska Cooperative Development Center - Education & Technical Assistance for Cooperatives
Food Processing Center - One-Stop Resource for Food Manufacturers
Nebraska SARE Program - Sustainable Education and Assistance for Farming & Ranching
Red Carpet Services - Online Education for Customer Service
eXtension.org — Entrepreneurs and Their Communities - National eXtension Resources