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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 ...

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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Board Member Feature: Alphonso Rincón

Alphonso Rincón serves Ogallala Commons as one of our Board of Directors and in many other capacities.  He has a background that is rich and fascinating, and makes him an incredible asset to our ...

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Visionaries of Conservation: Hugh Bennett

The region encompassed by Ogallala Commons is gifted with a history that is rich and integral to its identity.  The people and the land of the High Plains region are tied to one another in a tapestry ...

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