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Jeremy Morris Minority Mentor Program

Minority Mentor Program at Richland guides entrepreneurs

September 17, 2021

Roxanne Thompson wanted to open her own small business and at first, thought she wanted it to be a coffee shop. She helped Jeremy Morris, Director of the Minority Mentor Protege Program at Richland Community College, teach a certified nurse assistant training class over the summer. “I’ve had a passion for health care all my life,” she said. During her first session with the Minority Mentor program, she realized a coffee shop was not at…

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ELI Newsletter | September 2021

September 7, 2021

Check out ELI’s monthly newsletter for our thought leadership and entrepreneurial updates on partners and events! September 2021 Newsletter

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ELI Newsletter | August 2021

August 10, 2021

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ELI Newsletter | July 2021

July 13, 2021

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ELI Newsletter | June 2021

June 8, 2021

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ELI Newsletter | May 2021

May 10, 2021

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Non-profit To Host Free Program For Local Entrepreneurs

May 5, 2021

A Lexington nonprofit organization is offering free, virtual training for small business owners, aiming to energize local entrepreneurs. Sustainable Business Ventures’; (SBV) program includes five, weekly, 90-minute ZOOM sessions. The meetings will discuss the book, “Who Owns the Ice House? Eight Life Lessons from an Unlikely Entrepreneur.” The first community read session begins May 27 at 4:30 p.m. SBV President, Bobby Clark, said in a statement the key lessons from the book include identifying and…

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Entrepreneurship Students Complete Eight-Week Course

April 27, 2021

If you want a community’s economy to grow, help its members develop an entrepreneurship mindset. That’s the premise of the Ice House Entrepreneurship Program at Seward County Community College. Two pilot groups wrapped up eight weeks of focused learning April 20. Participants in Spanish- and English-language classrooms unpacked the components for a successful business start-up. Then, the course concluded with individual presentations to their peers. “Initially, I saw my role here as helping and hosting,”…

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ELI Newsletter | April 2021

April 13, 2021

Check out ELI’s monthly newsletter for our thought leadership and entrepreneurial updates on partners and events! April 2021 Newsletter

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