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By Forrest Hershberger
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Job Loss Can Be Opportunity for Entrepreneurship - Luncheon Focuses on Moving Forward


December 11, 2019

Forrest Hershberger

Paula Abbott, left, director of the Sidney WNCC campus, and Jason Weigle of the 4-H Extension Office discuss options for people considering starting their own business.

Receiving the proverbial 'pink slip" is never fun. It frequently results in floods of fear centered around "what next."

A luncheon was held Thursday at Western Nebraska Community College designed to help displaced workers considering starting their own business.

The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center hosted the lunch. The event was attended by representatives of state and local agencies designed to help prospective business owners, and a few people researching the options, including business ownership.

The meeting included introductions of the agencies and what they offer. Most of the...

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