Colby 2014 Brochure



The Center for Entrepreneurship is now offering its Growing Rural Businesses Entrepreneurial Certificate Program in Thomas County beginning August 28, 2014.

$300 (entire program)
Or $50 per session

Colby Community College
Room 711 
(Bedker Memorial Complex)

Thursdays, 5:30- 9:00 p.m. 
*unless otherwise noted in the schedule

For a local Colby contact, reach Christy Preston, Thomas County Economic Development Alliance Executive Director, at (785) 460-4511 or christy@thomascounty.com.

The Center for Entrepreneurship’s Growing Rural Businesses (GRB) program is a 11-week certificate program that provides practical, applied knowledge customized for the specific needs of rural businesses. Offered throughout the state, sessions cover topics such as market research, vendor relationships, financials, and advertising strategy.

These programs are presented by the Center for Entrepreneurship in collaboration with NetWork Kansas and local economic development agencies. Tuition fees will include all materials, resource guide and refreshments. Participants who attend at least nine of the sessions will be awarded an entrepreneurial certificate.

For more information, contact Wendy Veatch, Director of Outreach Programming, WSU Center for Entrepreneurship at (316) 978-5219 or wendy.veatch@wichita.edu.

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Pictured here are recipients of the Spring 2014 Growing Rural Businesses Entrepreneurial Certificate Program in Dodge City.

To view more photos of the Dodge City GRB program and graduation ceremony, visit our Facebook album entitled Growing Rural Businesses- Dodge City 2014.

In the words of previous GRB participants

Growing Rural Businesses participants share the benefits this program has provided to them and the skills to further strengthen and sustain their rural businesses and communities.

Read testimonials

Featured here are photos from previous GRB programs in Augusta, Greensburg, and Dodge City, KS.