Rural Business HQ
By Rural Business HQ
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Providing news, information and support for all those involved in the essential work of rural business.
||CleanEpisode 22: Rural Career and Technical Education||Every Career and Technical Education (CTE) class at Lincoln County High School (LCHS) in Hamlin, West Virginia is a Simulated Workplace. The classes cover a wide variety of professions – teaching, computer science, publishing and law enforcement,||24 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 21: Simulated Workplaces in Rural Schools||The new Simulated Workplace initiative in West Virginia’s public schools is making a positive impact on rural workforce development in that state. The West Virginia Department of Education worked with numerous businesses and industries throughout the||19 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 20: Rural Workforce Development||A key part of a strong rural economy is a talented workforce. Achieving this takes a collaborative of business owners willing to invest in the next generation of employees and educators willing to work with employers to provide job experience to studen.||30 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 19: Keys to Creating a Vibrant Small Town Main Street||Silver City MainStreet fosters economic development in Silver City, New Mexico’s historic downtown. The organization does this through collaboration and promotion of downtown events, improvements to and preservation of the historic district,||12 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 18: Rural Pathway Project||The Rural Pathway Project (RPP) in New Mexico is assisting communities with building up their own tourism assets. Suzy Lawrence is the Tourism Development Coordinator for the New Mexico Tourism Department and recently talked about the project and how||10 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17: Building and Maintaining Success||Shawn Gillis moved to Salida, Colo. with his fiancé in 1999. He has experienced first hand the growth of the economy there. It took over three decades, but Salida morphed its struggling business climate into a popular outdoor destination and diversifie||8 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 16: A Rural Economy Organically Comes Together||Since the 1980s, Ray Kitson has been running businesses in Salida, Colorado, including rafting, retail, and lodging businesses. In 2004, he sold all of those and started a restaurant called the Boathouse Cantina.||7 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|