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

Fall 2015 Certificate Program: Marion County

The Center for Entrepreneurship is now offering its Growing Rural Businesses Entrepreneurial Certificate Program in Marion County beginning September 10, 2015.

Marion County Seminar Line-up

Thursdays, 5:30 to 9:00 p.m.

Seminar Customer Discovery: The Roadmap to a Successful Marketing Plan will be held on Monday, September 14 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with lunch provided. 

Marion Chamber of Commerce
Community Center Ballroom

$250 (entire program) or $50 per session
Receive $50 off entire program with Early Bird Registration Discount if registered for entire series before July 24.


Local Contact:
Terry Jones, Director of Economic Development City of Marion
P: (620) 382-3703
E: terry@marionks.net

Teresa Huffman, Director of Marion County Economic Development
P: (620) 381-3920
E: thuffman@marionks.net

Clint Seibel, Executive Director, Hillsboro Development Corporation
P: (620) 947-3458

Fall 2015 Certificate Program: Anderson County 

Anderson County Seminar Line-up

Thursdays, 5:30 to 9:00 p.m.

Garnett Library
Archer Room
125 W. 4th Street
Garnett, KS 66032 

$100 (entire program) or $25 per session

Thank you to Anderson E-Community for providing funding to offset registration costs associated with the Anderson County program.


Local Contact:
Dennis Arnold, Executive Director, Anderson County Development Agency
P: (785) 448-5496 
E: dennis@andersoncountyks.net

Susan Wettstein, Community Development Director
P: (785) 448-5496
E: susan@garnettks.net

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.

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