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Youth Advisory Board Developed in Centerville

Blog, News & Events on January 16th. Comments Off on Youth Advisory Board Developed in Centerville

Look around the small community of Centerville and you’ll see a success story in the making.

According to Jared Hybertson, the community’s Economic Development Coordinator, much of the progress and innovation happening in Centerville was sparked by RuralX.

“Almost everything we’ve done in the past two years goes back to RuralX,” he says. “It’s an event that really re-energizes us and makes us think outside the box.”

Here are just a few of the things Centerville has been doing to improve and enhance their community:

After being encouraged by youth engagement stories at RuralX, the community is in the process of setting up a Youth Advisory Board that reports to the Centerville Development Corporation.
Deb Brown and Becky McCray’s RuralX presentation about finding opportunities in empty downtown buildings inspired Centerville to host pop-up businesses inside a vacant building that is for sale. The pop-ups helped … Read More »


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