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Keeping Groceries Alive: Successful Ownership Transitions for Rural Grocery Stores
This eight-part webinar series will present the steps for completing a successful grocery business transition. In many cases, some form of community or shared ownership model provides a viable opportunity for maintaining a vibrant rural grocery store. Each webinar will explore a different topic pertinent to successful business transitions.

To see a description of each webinar, visit our website: www.ruralgrocery.org

This webinar series is sponsored by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation through their Heartland Challenge work (https://www.kauffman.org/our-grants/heartland-challenge-rfp/) and presented by the Rural Grocery Initiative, in partnership with K-State Research and Extension, NetWork Kansas, the Kansas Rural Center, the Food Co-Op Initiative, and the Kansas Center for Business Transition.

Webinar Schedule:
Jan. 28: Grocery Business Transition Planning: An Overview
Feb. 4: Understanding Grocery Ownership Models
Feb. 11: Preparing for Business Transition
Feb. 18: Assessing Markets & Community Needs
Feb. 25: Planning your Business
Mar. 4: Funding the Transition
Mar. 11: Recruiting Store Managers
Mar. 18: Mastering Grocery Store Nuts & Bolts

Please check all webinars you're interested in attending below. Recordings will be available at ruralgrocery.org after each webinar.
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