|National Entrepreneurship Week is Upon Us|
|News Releases - Business & Economy|
|Written by Elisha Smith|
|Friday, 24 February 2012 14:41|
This week, the week of February 18-25, is National Entrepreneurship Week. It was so named in recognition of the contributions of entrepreneurs and to celebrate and nurture the entrepreneurial spirit.
Perhaps a business in your community has been helped by this program.
Unfortunately, Congress cut this crucial investment in November, citing the need to decrease spending. However, programs like the Rural Microentrepreneur Assistance Program generate new economic activity for businesses that otherwise may not be able to get started or grow.
We need investment in our rural communities, and we need to fight for rural development programs within our government. In the coming year, the Center for Rural Affairs will be fighting for both to be adequately represented in the Farm Bill. We’ll let you know about ways to take action and opportunities for your voice to be heard.
Visit www.cfra.org for more information.
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