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By Don Ogle
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

WNCC I&E Center Celebrates Success


April 19, 2019

Forrest Hershberger

The Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce presented Paula Abbott, Western Nebraska Community College campus director, a plaque recognizing the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center. The Center is designed to assist start-up businesses develop toward independence.

A year and a half in the making, Western Nebraska Community College held an open house and ribbon cutting for its Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center Wednesday.

The center is testiment, said Sidney Campus Executive Director Paula Abbott, to what can be accomplished when people put their heads together to find a solution to a problem. Abbott reviewed how members of the chamber of commerce and Sidney's economic development director got together to see what could be done to help people displaced by layoffs at Cabela's.

That brainstorming resulted in the I&E Center, developed to help peopl...

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