NetWork Kansas Blog

25 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During June

E-Community Loans -  ~Walker's in Holyrood. Partner: Ellsworth County Econ Dev Corp- ~North Side, LLC in Belleville. Partner: Republic Co Econ Dev Corp ~Salut Wine & Cocktail Lounge, LLC in Topeka. Partner: Shawnee Co Extension Council ~Hero S in Girard. Partner: Girard Area Chamber of Commerce ~AJ Moore in Jetmore. Partner: Hodgeman Co Econ Dev. ~S&P...

NetWork Kansas Welcomes Lea Ann Seiler to its Entrepreneurship (E-) Community Partnership Team

Wichita, Kansas --- Today, NetWork Kansas announced the hiring of Lea Ann Seiler as the Manager, Entrepreneurship, Southwest Region. In this role, Seiler will support the work of E-Community leadership teams to help advance and strengthen entrepreneurial ecosystems in Kansas' southwest region. "I am thrilled to begin working alongside Lea Ann,"...

20 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During May

E-Community Loans -  ~JAR Performance Automotive, LLC in McPherson. Partner: McPherson Chamber of Commerce ~McPherson Psychological Associates in McPherson. Partner: McPherson Chamber of Commerce ~Jay Jalarambapa, LLC in Fort Scott. Partner: Fort Scott Chamber of Commerce ~R&H Enterprises in Hoisington. Partner: City of Hoisington ~Cornerstone Physical Therapy and Wellness, LLC in Elkhart. Partner: County of...

e2 In-Depth: Rural Retailing and Area Spending Capture

By: Don Macke, e2 Entrepreneurial Ecosystems In the United States, we are firmly rooted in a consumer-based economy. Every day we make money and then spend it, meeting our material needs and wants. Our spending is wide-ranging, from basic housing and food to that great new car or trip to the...

e2 In-Depth: Insights from Ord, Nebraska

By: Don Macke, e2 Entrepreneurial Ecosystems We are excited to announce that our rural community prosperity development e-Learning Courses are now available online. This free professional development resource is a guided case study on the community of Ord, Nebraska – a small Great Plains community demonstrating that entrepreneur-led development can empower a thriving,...

THREE NEW COMMUNITIES SELECTED TO JOIN THE E-COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP

Media Contact: Sarah LaRosh Slarosh@networkkansas.com 1-877-521-8600   Date: June 13, 2022 For Immediate Release THREE NEW COMMUNITIES SELECTED TO JOIN THE E-COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP Impacting Entrepreneurial Ecosystems Across Kansas Wichita, Kansas --- Three communities have been selected by NetWork Kansas to participate in its innovative Entrepreneurship (E-) Community Partnership. Cloud County, Franklin County, and Trego County were selected in the...

KHFI Racial Equity Policy: Progress Over Perfection

By Imagene Harris, Network Kansas At the beginning of 2021, the Kansas Healthy Food Initiative (KHFI) was headed into its fourth year. The program was really starting to get its feet under it. The five partner organizations - Kansas State University Research and Extension (K-State), IFF, NetWork Kansas, The Food Trust,...

9 Businesses Receive Funding from NetWork Kansas During April

E-Community Loans -  ~El Dorado Feed & Supply, LLC in El Dorado. Partner: El Dorado Chamber of Commerce ~KAT Enterprises, LLC dba Barnes Small Engine in Greeley. Partner: Miami Co Econ Dev Corp ~The Feedlot Bar & Grill, LLC in Sylvan Grove. Partner: Lincoln County Econ Dev Foundation ~Snazzy Groom Shop in Lyons. Partner:...