Nebraska Cooperative Development Center

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EDGE Class Provides Road Map for Area Business Owners

Classes Start August 11th, Register by August 1st for Discount!!

Holdrege– Small business owners tend to feel too busy to think about the future of their businesses, but studies show regularly taking time out to re-examine business goals allows businesses to flourish. If you seek the time and structure to reinvent your business, the PK EDGE Class (Enhancing, Developing and Growing Entrepreneurs) is the answer! This twelve session class begins Monday, August 11th in Holdrege.

Ryan Fritsche, co-owner of S&W Auto Parts, is a graduate of the EDGE Class.  Reflecting on his experience, he said, “This is not just a class, it’s a requirement for business owners!  Every piece was so crucial to our success.  It is a true test of readiness to own your own business.”

Classes will be held Monday evenings from 6:00-9:30 starting on August 11th.  Cost to provide this course exceeds $1,000 per business, but thanks to the contributions of PK Partnership Sponsors, tuition is $450 per business.  Multiple owners are encouraged to attend together, the price is per business. 

Register soon, early bird tuition for those signed up by August 1 is $400!  Class size is limited and pre-registration is required.  For additional information or to register, contact the PK EDGE Program Manager at 308-995-4444 or

The PK Partnership of Phelps and Kearney County is a public-private consortium of area professionals with a deep interest in helping businesses succeed in South Central Nebraska.