Owning a business is the dream of many Americans.  Starting that business converts your dreams into reality. However, your dreams can only be achieved with careful planning.  As an entrepreneur you will need a plan to avoid pitfalls to achieve your goals and to build a profitable business. Key components to consider before starting a business include:

  • Indentifying Your Reasons
  • Self Analysis
  • Personal skills and Expericence
  • Finding a Niche, Providing a Service/Product Needed
  • Planning Your Startup
  • Finances

The Fillmore County Development Corporation offers three seminars to help a person turn their dream into a reality and help them look at themselves to determine if they are ready to own a business.  The seminars can be offered individually or in a group.  

Are You Ready to Own a Business?
Steps to Starting a Business in Nebraska.
How to Write a Business Plan


There are a multitude of resources on the Internet to help a person through all those components. Research and careful planning are important to starting a business and growing a business.

BASIC BUSINESS PLAN          FINANCIALS MADE EASY

INTERNET RESOURCES for
SMALL BUSINESSES & ENTREPRENEURS


Center for Rual Entrepreneruship
EDGE-Business Training
Heritage Nebraska
NBDC -Nebraska Business Development Center
REAP -Rural Enterprise Assistance Program
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINSTRATION -Starting a Business
SCORE  Counselors to America's Small Business


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UPCOMING EVENTS
Geneva Farmer's Market Tuesdays 5pm Downtown East Bullpen

Milligan's Farmer's Market Thursdays 5:30pm-7:30pm south block Main Street

JUNE 17: Blood Drive Shickley Community Center


JUNE 21: Blood Drive Exeter American Legion

JUNE 21-23:  149th Old Setts Picnic, Fairmont

JUNE 22:  Old Sets Vintage Markets 10am-3pm Fairmont

JUNE 22:  Longhorn Days Celebration - Shickley - 50 Flags Veterans Memroial Fundraiser

​JUNE 27-28:  Geneva Sidewalk Sales

JUNE 29:  Rock and Roll Under the Stars - Proceeds benefit the American Freedom Defenders Veteran's Memorial fund.  Fairmont Pool Park  7 - 10 pm 

JULY 4-6:  Geneva Days Celebration - Parade Theme:  #NebraskaStrong


JULY 5: Blood Drive Milligan American Legion 11:00 am - 5 pm

JULY 6:  Fillmore County Legion Riders Post 68 Annual Poker Run. Registration Geneva VFW 11am-noon

JULY 10-16:  Fillmore County Fair

Shickley's Farmer's Market Wednesdays (starts July 10) 5pm-6pm in front of 5 Loaves Market & Bakery
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