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November 13, 2012

                                                                                                 News Blast Vol. 3 No. 6     

Kansas Grocery Earns Small Business Award

Two local grocers garnered the attention of the Small Business Administration. Gordon and Mary Jenkins of Cimarron, Kan., were awarded the 2012 Kansas Small Business Persons of the Year for their grocery store, Cimarron Shurfine Foods. The couple was praised for their community outreach, business growth and customer service. Continue reading to learn more about how this couple practices award-winning customer service.  


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CECD/ICDD Director Presents About Rural Grocery Initiative at International Conference


David Procter, director of K-State's Center for Engagement and Community Development, presented his research "Improving Rural Food Access through Regional Development" at the 10th PASCAL International Observatory Conference in Brest, France, Oct. 29-31.       


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Gordon and Mary Jenkins of Cimarron, Kan., receive 2012 Small Business Persons of the Year

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