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Call to action effort to team up with University of Nebraska Omaha

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Scottsbluffand Gering community leaders are working on a grant with the University of Nebraska Omaha inhopes of utilizing their sources to better their area.

Kristin Wiebe was recently named the leader of thelocal 'Call to Action' project.

She says the goal is to strengthen rural areas.

They are targeting six areas, including family and youth, jobs,business development, community involvement, education and regionalcooperation.

"If this grant moves forward, we'll have some resourcesto work with and help these committees in the areas that we work with be ableto understand the data that's in the statewide data base county bycounty," says Wiebe.

The name 'Call to Action' will be changed and a mission statement will be established within the next month according to Wiebe.

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