|Groups continue to address area’s fiscal health|
|January 22, 2015 Jerry Purvis|
Photo by Jerry Purvis/Gering Citizen - Dell Gines, Senior Community Development Advisor with the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, spoke at the recent social entrepreneurship conference on “Grow Your Own: Why Entrepreneurship Based Economic Development is Critically Important for Your Community.”
In 2013, a statewide study revealed the fiscal health of Scotts Bluff County was lagging in a number of areas, including income, education and others. And several groups stepped up to find ways of improving those figures.
One of those groups is Community Connections, which assisted with a recent conference at the Gering Civic Center, called “Coming Together: Innovations for Economic and Social Change.”
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