The BIZZY Project Contest
Submit your idea today for a chance to win $5000 cash, mentorship, and more! Have you a passion project, an advocacy, an entrepreneurial endeavor, a business or a community outreach for which you need help? What do you stand for, what are you passionate about, what are you itching to create, what cause is dearest to your heart? Simple or grand, we’d like to hear it, because it might just be what we're looking for. What is The BIZZY Project? The BIZZY Project is a SEARCH: We're searching for ideas and great minds. Nothing is more powerful than a bright idea waiting to happen, stoked by the fires of clear thinking, passionate spirits and a support system. [Read more.]
The "Brain Gain Bill"
The Greater Minnesota Rising research project was referenced last month during testimony to the House of Representatives Committee on Greater Minnesota Economic and Workforce Development Policy. Ben Winchester testified in support of HF2872, the Greater Minnesota Workforce and Community Development Pilot Grant Program (also known as the "Brain Gain Bill"). The bill focuses on enhancing digital content in rural areas, as well as providing support for community development activities that strengthen resident recruitment. The meeting was recorded and Ben's testimony begins at 48:00. [Listen here.]