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Referral Center Success Spotlight: Angel Competition Bikinis and Economic Gardening

Economic Gardening is a resource to help Kansas business owners grow. Learn about Lauren Beeves' experience with this NetWork Kansas program.


NetWork Kansas’ Entrepreneurship (E-) Community Partnership announces the 2018-2019 Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (YEC) Series.

Referral Center Success Spotlight: Resource Partners and Economic Gardening

"From initial contact through the delivery, the communication is professional, pointed and deliberate" says Stephanie Landis about the Economic Gardening Program through NetWork Kansas. Learn why she feels this way in this referral center resource partner spotlight.

YEC Series Student Spotlight: Nick Flores, Kestrel Aerial LLC

Nick Flores is a senior at Wichita High School East. He competed in the 2017-2018 YEC Series and won first place in his local competition with his business, Kestrel Aerial LLC. In April 2018, he took first place in at the Kansas Entrepreneurship Challenge State Championship. Here, he talks about how this program has influenced him as an entrepreneur.

Top 10+1 Ways a Fab Lab or Maker Space Can Benefit Your Community

Jim Correll, Director of Fab Lab ICC, explains the value of Fab Lab and how E-Communities can benefit from plugging in.

Referral Center Success Spotlight: The Animal Hospital and Economic Gardening

Economic Gardening was a useful program for The Animal Hospital. Learn what owner, Lauren Mack, says about this important resource.

Connections, Persistence, Funding...A Recipe for Food Access in Rural Kansas

In these days where you’re more likely to hear of a grocery store or hospital closing than a grand opening, we want to take a moment to commend this community of St. John for its diligence and perseverance in believing in its future.

Ice House Participant Spotlight: Oasis Bread Shoppe

Angie Gaede completed the Ice House Entrepreneurship Program in Thomas County during the Spring of 2018. Here she talks about the impact that this program has had on her and how it has helped her launch her bakery, Oasis Bread Shoppe.

10 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During October

Congratulations to the 10 businesses that received funding from NetWork Kansas during October.

YEC Series Student Spotlight: Jade Artzer, Made by Jade

Jade Artzer has competed in the Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (YEC) Series since the 2013-2014 academic year. In 2017, she placed first in her local Goodland event and went on to place second in the YEC State Championship. In April 2018 she took first place in her local event and received an honorable mention at the KEC State Championship.