Renew Rural Iowa, established by the Iowa Farm Bureau to enhance and improve economic growth in Iowa’s rural communities, has teamed up with Iowa State University’s Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS) and VentureNet Iowa to help the state’s entrepreneurs.

This collaboration is designed to assist business owners in finding resources, such as financing and management, to help their business plans thrive.

If you are looking for help in starting or expanding your business, come to Farm Bureau Park on Thursday, Aug. 18, between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. to learn more about the free consultation services available to you or visit www.renewruraliowa. com or call 800-254-9670.