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Kick Starting Entrepreneurship and Main Street Economic Recovery

Thursday, September 10, 2020 | 1:00 PM

The Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Rural Development, Agriculture, Trade, and Entrepreneurship will hold a remote hearing entitled “Kick Starting Entrepreneurship and Main Street Economic Recovery.” The hearing is scheduled to begin at 1:00 PM (EST) on Thursday, September 10, 2020 via Cisco Webex, information to be provided separately.

The hearing will allow Members to learn more about why the COVID-19 pandemic is a unique challenge for rural economies. Further, it will examine what worked and did not work to encourage rural development and entrepreneurship during and after the Great Recession, and how these lessons can be applied to the current crisis.

To view a livestream of the hearing, please click here

Hearing Notice 

Hearing Memo 


Mr. Chad Nath
Executive Director
LINK Grinnell Inc.
Grinnell, IA

Mr. Jeremy Ketelsen
Vice President
Ketelsen RV
Hiawatha, IA

Mr. Mark Rembert
Head of the Rural Innovation Network
Center on Rural Innovation
Hartland, VT

Mr. Jason Duff
Small Nation
Bellefontaine, OH

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