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A Year in Review

It's difficult to believe that 2014 is about to come to a close.  As we look back on all this year had to offer, we are deeply grateful for the people we have been privileged to meet, the connections ...

A Year in Review

It's difficult to believe that 2014 is about to come to a close.  As we look back on all this year had to offer, we are deeply grateful for the people we have been privileged to meet, the connections ...

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MV Produce and Ogallala Commons: A Fruitful Partnership

Micah and Ashley Venhaus have a bit of notoriety in OC, because they are the first married couple to be OC apprentices.  They completed their last blog post about their apprenticeship earlier this ...

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Youth Entrepreneurship Matters

Guest blog by Darryl Birkenfeld In November, Ogallala Commons conducted another Youth Entrepreneur Fair--our 8th consecutive in the Texas Panhandle.  Engaging high school students in entrepreneurship ...

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Mercedez Hernandez : WTAMU 2014 Intern of the Year

We are proud to announce that an OC Community Intern has received a very exciting award.  This past Friday, Mercedez Hernandez (a Pre-Med/Health Sciences major from Lubbock, Texas) was recognized as ...

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Reflections on an Internship: Tiana Suazo

Tiana Suazo recently completed her second internship with Ogallala Commons.  Back in June, she began her first internship with the Taos County Economic Development Corporation (TCEDC).  Much of her ...

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Partnering with Arnold Economic Development

The Economic Development Corporation of Arnold, NE has been connected to Ogallala Commons since 2008.  In that time, our experience with them has involved internships, Engagement Days, and a ...

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A Traveling Account of Community Assets in Action, Pt 2

Guest blog by OC Intern Beto Rincón OC Intern Beto Rincón recently had a chance to travel with Executive Director Darryl Birkenfeld on a journey through some of the communities we have the ...

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A Traveling Account of Community Assets in Action

Guest blog by OC Intern Beto Rincón OC Intern Beto Rincón recently had a chance to travel with Executive Director Darryl Birkenfeld on a journey through some of the communities we have the ...

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Board Member Feature: Alphonso Rincón (pt 2)

Guest post by Alphonso Rincón Last week, Ogallala Commons Board Member Alphonso Rincón shared how he first became connected to OC, how OC is intertwined with his own organization, FACE; and what he ...

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