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Through the Jesup Group, Crowder College strives to assist with community development, growth of entrepreneurship, and innovation in the communities we serve throughout southwest Missouri in efforts to help people become more self-sufficient and develop even stronger and more vibrant communities.

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Are you a Woman Involved in Agriculture? Learn More About Annie’s Project

Are you a woman involved in agriculture? Would you like to learn how to strengthen your farming operation and network with other women in the industry?   Join University of Missouri Extension and the Missouri Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for Agriculture, Food and Forestry for our first virtual Annie’s Project course! Annie’s Project provides…

Cooking up Small Business Success with Traci Cliffman of Kitchen Essentials Episode 009

  This month’s podcast features Kitchen Essentials owner, Traci Cliffman. Traci shares her journey from nearly two decades in the classroom to starting her own business in downtown Nevada, Missouri. Traci shares advice and insights related to: Financial and logistical considerations for people thinking about starting a business The role small businesses can play in…

Raising our Capacity to Serve Our Community with Rick Webb Episode 008

  This month’s podcast is going to be a little different than previous months. While we haven’t quite reached one year of podcast guests, we are approaching the one year mark of beginning the Jesup Group effort at Crowder College. It’s a perfect time to reflect and share our progress to this point.  Over the…

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