NetWork Kansas Blog

Entrepreneurial Mindset Has Changed My Life-Nancy Kishpaugh

By Fab Lab ICC  Reposted with permission After completing the Entrepreneurial Mindset class featuring the Ice House Entrepreneurship Program, Nancy Kishpaugh had this to say about the life-effect of her change in mindset. “I recommend this class to everyone! It can change your life if you let it. I didn't know...

SBA Success Story: Encore Entrepreneur Enjoying Suds and Success in Dodge City

SBA Success Story used with permission What started as a passion to make the perfect home brewed beer, led a CPA with 34 successful years in accounting to start the first brewery in Dodge City in 2017. Larry Cook and his wife Sheri own and manage Dodge City Brewing Company, LLC that features a...

YEC Series Student Spotlight: Jaelyn Rumback, Beauty by Jae

By NetWork Kansas Jaelyn Rumback competed in the 2019-2020 YEC Series in Norton County and placed first in her high school division. During the 2018-2019 season, through K-State's executive summary open review, she earned a wild card spot to compete at the Kansas Entrepreneurship Challenge. Below Jaelyn talks about how this...

Destination BootCamp® Business Spotlight: Manweiler Chevrolet

By NetWork Kansas Gene Manweiler, owner of Manweiler Chevrolet, attended Destination BootCamp® in October 2018 and Graduate Destination BootCamp in March 2019. Below he talks about this impact this program has had on his business. Q: Describe your business and how it's grown since participating in Destination BootCamp. Manweiler Chervolet is a family-owned...

14 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During January

E-Community Loans -  ~Rathbun Enterprises, LLC in Hays. Partner: Grow Hays ~Backyard Blooms & Garden Center, LLC in Scott City. Partner: Scott County Development Committee ~Double Shot Liquor, LLC in Sterling. Partner: Sterling Chamber of Commerce ~Pamatjen Investments, LLC in Iola. Partner: Allen County/City of Humboldt ~Big C's Cafe, LLC in Elkhart. Partner: County of...

13 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During December

E-Community Loans -  ~Nile Valley Garden in McPherson. Partner: McPherson Chamber of Commerce ~Tenacious, LLC in La Harpe. Partner: City of Humboldt ~Bright Minds Academy in Hays. Partner: Grow Hays ~Golden Prairie Kennels in St. John. Partner: Stafford Co Econ Dev. ~Harryman Automotive, Inc. in Girard. Partner: Girard Area Chamber of Commerce ~Margo's, LLC in Fort...