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WBC Women Entrepreneur Conference – Save the Date for April 12

February 13, 2017

Download the poster:   WBC save the date 2017 (1)

Orleans Hotel Bed & Breakfast featured on Pure Nebraska; see video here

February 13, 2017

SPUCC members Marilyn and David Snodgrass’s Orleans Hotel was recently feature on the Channel 10/11 show Pure Nebraska. Watch the video here:  http://www.1011now.com/content/news/Visiting-the-Orleans-Hotel-413310913.html

Gov. Ricketts Unveils Coalition Supporting Income Tax Relief Small business owners support tax relief for hardworking, middle class Nebraskans. Organizations representing over 56,000 Nebraskans and organizations throw support behind the Governor’s plan

February 13, 2017

LINCOLN, January 30, 2017 – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts and small business representatives from across the state unveiled a coalition in support of income tax relief. The Governor’s proposal, introduced by Revenue Committee Chairman Jim Smith, would provide income tax relief to hardworking Nebraska families and small business owners. “We are fighting for income tax... Continue Reading  

Hastings Chamber Annual Meeting and Banquet February 15

January 20, 2017

University leaders to meet with public during 11-city Nebraska tour

January 20, 2017

Link to schedule and registration The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s top leaders will travel to 11 communities across the state Jan. 23-25 to engage with Nebraskans to inform the role and goals of the state’s flagship land-grant university. Chancellor Ronnie Green, Executive Vice Chancellor Donde Plowman and Mike Boehm, Harlan Vice Chancellor of the Institute of Agriculture... Continue Reading  

December 13 Meeting Agenda

December 5, 2016

2017 Legislative Preview with State Chamber and Legislators at SPUCC December Meeting

November 23, 2016

Press Release 11/23/16 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jean Issler 308-991-8657, info@jeanissler.com 2017 Legislative Preview with State Chamber and Legislators at SPUCC December Meeting HOLDREGE, NE; November 23, 2016 – Barry Kennedy, from the Nebraska State Chamber of Commerce, and Galen Hadley, Speaker of the Legislature are on slate for the South Platte United Chambers of... Continue Reading  

Nebraska Rural Living Wins Tourism Award

October 21, 2016

Gering, Neb. (Oct. 20, 2015)—Nebraska’s tourism industry professionals honored their peers at the Celebrate Nebraska Awards Luncheon Thursday afternoon at the Gering Civic Center in Gering, Nebraska. The event capped the annual Nebraska Tourism Conference organized by the Nebraska Tourism Commission and hosted by the Gering Convention and Visitors Bureau. Congressman Adrian Smith of Gering... Continue Reading  

NEDA Legislative and Economic Development Workshop September 8

September 23, 2016

LEGISLATIVE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP AGENDA Thursday, September 8, 2016 Lincoln Cornhusker Marriott Purpose: Educate NEDA membership on the legislative process and discuss ideas and solutions for current challenges in economic development. Welcome 8:00 – 8:15 a.m. Jason Esser, NEDA President Working with Elected Officials 8:15 – 9 a.m. Roberta Pinkerton, Nebraska State Chamber Jessica... Continue Reading  

Janita Pavelka of Holdrege wins $10,000 grant to build entrepreneurship classes

September 14, 2016

Join us for a Business After Hours event to celebrate the bestowal of a $10,000 grant! The Holdrege Area Chamber of Commerce & Phelps County Development Corporation will be hosting a Business After Hours event at 4th Avenue Coffee in Holdrege. The event will have live music, hors d’oeuvres, special guest speaker, Eileen Harman from... Continue Reading