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GROW Nebraska Continues Free Training Series With Google Partner

GROW Nebraska Continues Free Training Series With Google Partner

GROW Nebraska, in partnership with Google, launched a new training series in February of 2022. This FREE to the public workshop series features different topics each month, with a focus on google tools and boosting online visibility for businesses. There are both English & Spanish versions of these trainings offered every first Wednesday of the month. The English session takes place over zoom at 12pm CST. The Spanish session is done the same day at 6pm CST. All GROW Nebraska trainings are on demand trainings anywhere anytime. If entrepreneurs are unable to join during the live presentation all they need to do is sign up and the recording will be sent to them.

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GROW Nebraska Member Clarissa Feldman Goes Full Time with Business Setting D Ranch LLC

GROW Nebraska Member Clarissa Feldman Goes Full Time with Business Setting D Ranch LLC

GROW Nebraska is excited to announce Clarissa Feldman of Setting D Ranch LLC has made her part time business a full-time job! Clarissa and her husband Dan run a ranch by Litchfield Nebraska, and their company sells all different kinds of cuts of meat, from beef to pork they have a wide range of options. GROW Nebraska partnered with Clarissa Feldman back in 2021. Clarissa started working for GROW Nebraska full time knowing she wanted a place where she was able to grow her business and learn as much as possible.

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Every Day is a Gift Box Kind of Day – Support Nebraska Businesses Get Yours for the Holidays!

Every Day is a Gift Box Kind of Day – Support Nebraska Businesses Get Yours for the Holidays!

GROW Nebraska is excited for gift box season being right around the corner! There are so many great things to promote and put out there from all the Nebraska businesses who participate! Every box is customized and made with the person in mind. We ask a variety of questions when you order, either in person, email, or phone, making it the perfect gift from you to anyone you want to gift it to!

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State Fair 2022 Proves to be Success for GROW Nebraska Members

State Fair 2022 Proves to be Success for GROW Nebraska Members

As 2022’s state fair has come to an end, GROW Nebraska wants to thank all the members for making it possible for this year’s outcome to be so great! We were up over all in sales and had our second largest state fair outcome. GROW Nebraska had about 54 businesses participate, and some of those were service businesses who came and promoted their products!

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GROW Nebraska Women’s Business Center Welcome’s Lydia Okuku

GROW Nebraska Women’s Business Center Welcome’s Lydia Okuku

This Summer, the GROW Nebraska Women’s Business Center (GNWBC) was offered an opportunity to partner with Step Up! Omaha – a nonprofit organization that assist youths in resume and interview preparation and first job placements. Step Up! Omaha was able to pair us with an amazing intern named Lydia Okuku. Lydia came to us as a 2022 graduate from Millard North who was excited to learn more about marketing and business management.

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GROW Nebraska is Back for 2022 State Fair

GROW Nebraska is Back for 2022 State Fair

Deep fat fried food, animals all around, carnival rides, sweet tooth cravings to fill up on! What could all of this mean except Nebraska State Fair is getting ready to roll into town again! GROW Nebraska is happy to be a vendor there again this year with a store front booth inside the Pinnacle building!

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GROW Nebraska Welcomes New Board Member

GROW Nebraska Welcomes New Board Member

GROW Nebraska is excited to announce a new board member, Gary Peterson! Although he may be new to the board, Gary has been a part of the GROW Nebraska foundation since the very beginning. He was an early adviser when the foundation started in 1998.

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Scholarship Program Holds Success for GROW Nebraska Women’s Business Center Client Chelsea Hawkins

Scholarship Program Holds Success for GROW Nebraska Women’s Business Center Client Chelsea Hawkins

Back in the Fall of 2022, Chelsea came to the GROW Nebraska Women’s Business Center to help officially launch her hair care company called Simply Soul. Simply Soul is known for selling hair masks right now however, they plan to grow and sell more products outside of just hair masks. Chelsea started this business hoping to help other people and give back knowing that the hair masks helped her with her overall scalp health.

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MarkeTech of Kearney to Teach Cottage Industries to Sell Like Fortune 500 Companies

MarkeTech of Kearney to Teach Cottage Industries to Sell Like Fortune 500 Companies

Maria Elena Duron of Houston will kick off the June 21-22 event at the Younes Conference Center South. The annual conference was created to help Nebraska’s cottage industries learn effective ways to market their wares. However, MarkeTech now is attracting larger businesses — a testament to the effectiveness of what they’ve learned at the conference put on by GROW Nebraska.

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Small Town Famous Expands to Grand Island

Small Town Famous Expands to Grand Island

Cranson states her advice for anyone wanting to grow or open a business, is to go for it! “We enjoy growing and setting goals and meeting those goals. It’s fun to keep challenging ourselves.”

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What to expect at MarkeTech 2022

What to expect at MarkeTech 2022

MarkeTech 2022 is happening June 21-22 in Kearney at the Younes Conference Center South. This conference meshes marketing and technology into two days of engaging educational training, presentations, and networking opportunities for small and large businesses.

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5 Reasons You Can’t Miss MarkeTech 2022

5 Reasons You Can’t Miss MarkeTech 2022

5 Reasons You Can't Miss MarkeTech 2022 Mark your calendars this year for MarkeTech 2022 happening on June 22, 2022. Do not miss out on incredible speakers, exhibitors, networking opportunities, and more! Here is 5 reasons you will want to attend: 1.) Learn from...

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Nebraska company expands into Lincoln and Omaha Whole Foods

Nebraska company expands into Lincoln and Omaha Whole Foods

Nebraska company expands into Lincoln and Omaha Whole Foods GROW Nebraska is excited to announce that Simply Sunflower a Nebraska product from Ord is now available in the Lincoln and Omaha Whole Foods stores. “This is part of our mission and seeing a Nebraska business...

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The Joy of Gifting Local

The Joy of Gifting Local

Between reports of shipping delays, supply chain issues, and travel restrictions this year, it was clear that many people were worried about holiday shopping… but here at GROW Nebraska, we know that gifting local is the only option you never have to worry about!

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MarkeTech 2022 Request for Presentations

MarkeTech 2022 Request for Presentations

Request for Presentations are OPEN for the 2022 MarkeTech Conference Request for Presentations are OPEN for the 2022 MarkeTech Conference   Kearney, Neb. – GROW Nebraska builds a compelling annual event called MarkeTech featuring speakers with a wide range of...

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Little Town Gardens/Farmers Market 365

Little Town Gardens/Farmers Market 365

Little Town Gardens/Farmers Market 365   At GROW Nebraska, we love watching our members enjoy success while lifting up other entrepreneurs in the process. GROW member Little Town Gardens is doing exactly that with their Farmers Market 365 program.   What began as...

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