19 episodes

Sharing community and economic development information and program updates for Region 5 in Central Minnesota.

Deep Dive with Region Five R5DC Staff

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Sharing community and economic development information and program updates for Region 5 in Central Minnesota.

    Community Bridgemakers

    Community Bridgemakers

    Katie Baier, Program Manager for Community Bridgemakers, shares more information about this collaborative, regional program led by the Initiative Foundation, Region Five Development Commission, and Sourcewell.

    • 8 min
    Sprout CARES Act Loan Impact

    Sprout CARES Act Loan Impact

    Arlene Jones, Executive Director of Sprout, shares the impacts the CARES Act funding had on their organization during the pandemic. To learn more about loan programs through R5DC's non-profit lending arm, visit northcentraleda.org

    • 19 min
    North Central Regional Food Business Center Overview

    North Central Regional Food Business Center Overview

    Listen as we share an overview about the North Central Regional Food Business Center. Learn more at www.northcentralrfbc.org.

    • 25 min
    NGIN Inclusive Recovery Guide

    NGIN Inclusive Recovery Guide

    In this episode, my colleague BJ Allen, R5DC's Deputy Director, sits down with Betsey Suchanic and Dee Shaw from New Growth Innovation Network (NGIN) to talk about their Inclusive Recovery Guide. You can learn more about NGIN, check out the guide and become part of their online community at recovery.newgrowth.org/

    • 39 min
    Ag Mental Health - Stressors and Strategies

    Ag Mental Health - Stressors and Strategies

    In this episode, we share information about the Agricultural Mental Health & Wellness Program, supported in partnership by the MN Department of Agriculture, Minnesota State Agricultural Centers of Excellence and Region Five Development Commission. Keith Olander and Monica McConkey join us to share stressors and strategies for overall well-being. Staci Headley from R5DC also joins us. For more information about this program, visit regionfive.org/local-foods

    • 31 min
    Why R5DC Focuses on Equity

    Why R5DC Focuses on Equity

    Cheryal Hills, R5DC's executive director, shares why we focus on equity work as a regional economic and community development organization in central Minnesota. Learn more about our work in this space at regionfive.org/welcoming-communities.

    • 8 min

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