Hats off to another successful conference. The 2017 Texas Rural Challenge photos are now available for everyone to like, share, tag.
Thank you again to all our sponsors, partners, attendees, volunteers and staff. #EmpoweringRural
Blake Pyron and his mother, Mary Ann, are sharing a truly inspirational story about Blake's rise to entrepreneurship. They are a joy to listen to! Blake's Snow Shack has earned national attention! Congratulations and Thank You for sharing your story with us at the #TexasRuralChallenge!
This year's evening reception will feature live music from The Morticians, enjoy light Hors d’oeuvres from Bear Creek Smokehouse, refreshments from Glazer’s of Waco and Pedernales Brewing Company, plus a giveaway at the end of the night.
Additionally, we will present the winners of the Texas Student Challenge (TSC). Along with the TSC, we will recognize organizations with the first annual ‘Rural Matters’ award for their contributions and/or sponsored initiatives that have cre...ated economic opportunity for rural Texas.
Reception for Conference attendees only.
21+ Identification required
As part of the #TexasRuralChallenge, students from throughout Texas are gearing up to compete in our Texas Student Challenge fast-pitch competition for the opportunity to win cash prizes that will support their business venture! Make a Gift today and support our students, all of whom will receive a travel stipend to make the trip to Waco for the competition. GIVE NOW at https://giving.utsa.edu/TSC
We're excited to welcome Pilar Gonzalez, owner of @DipItByPilar Gourmet Yogurt Dips, as one of our featured keynote speakers for the 2017 #TexasRuralChallenge! Join the Challenge and Register Today: www.texasruralchallenge.org
Attendees of the Texas Rural Challenge leave the conference with not only new connections but new skills to utilize in their professions.
"The conference is a good investment for small businesses and those who work with small business. The speakers were amazing and were individuals that we would not ordinarily meet. It helped me establish new contacts that will assist in my work." - Gloria Vasquez, AACOG
Don't forget to register. texasruralchallenge.org
And dont forget to register.... texasruralchallenge.org
Gil Gonzalez, SBDC Rural Business Program Director, joined Radio Host Kym Bolado with In the Oil Patch Radio Show to share the latest developments about the #TexasRuralChallenge! Don't forget to #JoinTheChallenge and Register at TexasRuralChallenge.org