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2nd Annual Sherman County E-Fair a Success

By Erik Pedersen | Apr 18, 2014 --- Goodland High School hosted the 2nd Annual Sherman County Entrepreneurship Fair on April 14th, in cooperation with Sherman County Economic Development Director, Michael Solomon.

The Cheylin E-Fair: Simply Successful

By Anne Dewvall | Apr 14, 2014 --- The Cheylin Entrepreneurship Fair has become a tradition in northwest Kansas. It’s a grassroots effort that local community foundation director, Cathy Domsch, has kept going strong for nine years. She and Darci Shields organize the annual event with cooperation from local teachers. This year, fifteen students in 7-12 grade participated in the competition on March 27, entering a total of fourteen businesses. Considering that there are approximately 70 students enrolled in grades 7-12, this event boasts roughly a 20% participation rate.

Director's Dialogue: Inaugural Wichita County E-Fair Encourages Innovation

By Erik Pedersen | Mar 27, 2014 --- Five student businesses participated in the inaugural Wichita County Youth Entrepreneurship Fair March 13. The students now can advance to the regional Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge being hosted by NetWork Kansas on May 7 in Bird City.

Director's Dialogue

by: Erik Pedersen | Sept 18, 2013 --- The past couple of weeks have been very active, as we work to schedule and implement some very exciting events and programs. The 2nd E-Community Conference is being planned as we speak (although I have decided to move it from October 23rd in order to not conflict with the Great Plains Capital Conference).

Inviting Youth Home to Stay

By: Anne Dewvall. Humboldt, a NetWork Kansas E-Community, took the direct approach when it came to appealing to youth. Read more about their inspirational story.

Wichita E-Community Advances

NetWork Kansas' first urban E-Community, a collaborative partnership between several neighborhoods in Wichita, advances today with an introduction at an SBA lenders' roundtable. A public announcement is planned at a later date.