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RuralX17 Encourages Rural Communities to Take Small Steps

Blog, News & Events on July 27th. Comments Off on RuralX17 Encourages Rural Communities to Take Small Steps

RuralX17, a rural economic and community development summit hosted by Dakota Resources and 34 sponsors, brought rural “movers and shakers” from across the Midwest together for two days of motivational learning, idea sharing and networking. The event was held July 18-19 at the Dakota Events Center in Aberdeen and included national and regional speakers, a block party dinner, OpenX break-out sessions and more. Vision sponsors of the event included The Bush Foundation, Horizon Health Care, Inc. and Touchstone Energy Cooperatives through the REED Fund.

RuralX stands for “Rural Experience” and was dedicated to helping connect rural change makers to valuable resources and like-minded people across the Midwest. The summit was inspired last year by Dakota Resources, a statewide organization dedicated to stimulating financial and human investment in communities that are invested themselves.

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