The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) has awarded $200,000 as part of the 2011 Nebraska Affordable Housing Program from the Trust Fund grant set-aside to Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska (CAPWN) in Gering, Neb. The local housing authority, which has administered housing programs in western Nebraska for more than 40 years, will rehabilitate seven owner-occupied homes in Cheyenne, Deuel, Garden, Kimball, Morrill and Scotts Bluff counties.
Gallup will host the Entrepreneur Acceleration System (EAS) Impact Summit at the Embassy Suites Conference Center in La Vista. Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman and Gallup Chairman and CEO Jim Clifton will honor program participants from across the state of Nebraska. These entrepreneurs will share their impact stories and update the community about their business growth plans. Additionally, members of the 2012 EAS cohort will receive their Gallup Behavioral Economic Management and Leadership certification at this event.
Gov. Dave Heineman today announced that the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) honored the State of Nebraska with the association’s State Technology Innovator award. Brenda Decker, Chief Information Officer, accepted the award at a ceremony in San Diego.
Dear Fellow Nebraskans:
With the new year just a few weeks away, it’s a good time to remind businesses and students about a valuable program designed to enhance student business skills and for students to gain real life business experience. This program is Intern Nebraska.