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Learn - Webinars on Positive Trends Impacting the Great Plains States

Extension Research Associate Ben Winchester will be part of an upcoming opportunity to learn about trends impacting rural communities. In his words:
Starting January 13, 2016, the Rural Business Program at the University of Texas at San Antonio – Institute for Economic Development is teaming up with the University of Nebraska, Sam Houston State University and the University of Minnesota to bring you a quality rural webinar series.
This no-cost webinar series will focus on positive trends impacting the Great Plains states from Minnesota to Texas and places in-between. This monthly series is offered to local elected officials, economic development specialists, housing agencies, and others engaged in rural development practices. These webinars are educational in focus and will lead up to the Minnesota Symposium on Small Towns June 8-9, 2016 and the Texas Rural Challenge on June 9-10, 2016.

Save the Dates. Here’s a sneak peek at the upcoming webinar series. All webinar times are Noon - 1pm.

Jan 13             Welcome: Rewriting the Rural Narrative
Feb 24             Brain Gain of the Newcomers to Rural America
Mar 23             Leadership Demands in Rural America
Apr 6               Baby Boomers and the Rural Housing Supply
May 4              Rural Entrepreneurship and the Quest for an Empowered Rural Economy
June 1             Great Plains Opinions and Attitudes

Please RSVP via this link:
Virtual seating is limited and registration will close on January 8. Links to webinar will be provided the day before each session.
You can register for as many as you can make

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