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TCEDA to host SERN Business Meeting

The Thayer County Economic Development Alliance, Inc. (TCEDA) will host the Quarterly Southeast Nebraska Resource Network (SERN) Meeting on November 6.   Area community and business stakeholders are invited to attend the SERN Business meeting, lunch, and a feature presentation in Hubbell, Nebraska that day.   The meeting agenda includes special presentations from the Nebraska Main Street Network, Inc.; The Arts Council of Thayer County; and the Thayer County Economic Development Alliance.
After lunch, Mr. Harold Stone will present information from the Stones Thoreau Chronicles, an effort to bring economic and social self-reliance to communities in rural Nebraska.     Beginning from the ground up – both literally and figuratively, Mr. Stone will share with participants the latest details on how Stones Thoreau has used the production, processing, consuming and distribution of local, healthy food as the vehicle for efforts in rural economic revitalization.
The SERN business meeting will begin at 10 a.m.  An agenda is located online at:  http://sendd.org/sern-quadrants/.   SERN is a group of development resource and service providers interested in the betterment of Southeast Nebraska.   Area community and business stakeholders are encouraged to attend the SERN business meeting to connect with resource and service providers in the region.
A catered lunch provided by the Acreage Steakhouse will be served at 12:15 p.m.  Lunch is available for $10 per person at each attendees own cost (payment due at time of arrival).  RSVP is required as seating is limited and lunches must be ordered in advance.
The Feature Presentation, “Community Cooperation- Beginning from the Ground Up” will take place at 1 p.m. The event follows the regular SERN business meeting and lunch. There is no cost to attend the presentation however a RSVP is required as seating is limited.
Please send RSVP to Jeremy Voss at tceda@diodecom.net no later than 5 p.m. on November 1.  Please include attendance independently for each event:  Business Meeting, Lunch, and/or Feature Presentation.  Lunch cancellations must be made 48 hours prior to the event.  No-Shows will be billed.
To learn more about SERN and how to attend SERN meetings or receive SERN notices, e-mail Jen Olds, SERN Chair at jolds@sendd.org.  SERN Meeting minutes and information are online at:  http://sendd.org/southeast-nebraska-resource-network/.   SERN includes the following Nebraska Counties and their communities:   Butler, Cass, Fillmore, Gage, Jefferson, Johnson, Lancaster, Nemaha, Otoe, Pawnee, Polk, Richardson, Saline, Saunders, Seward, Thayer and York.

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