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Practical steps to rural collaboration

The webinar about rural collaboration with SaveYour.Town and Dell Gines from the International Economic Development Council emphasized some key insights.  Create regional collaborations instead of competition. Learning to…

burned out building that is roofless

Fill your empty lots

Porterdale, Georgia had a huge community center and gymnasium that was 12,000 square feet. It was built in 1939, and designed by Ellamae Ellis League That’s right, a…

Survey of Rural Challenges

Are you rural? Take the survey!

Take the Survey of Rural Challenges. https://saveyour.town/survey2024 These 10 questions will provide information to many organizations and people on what is challenging for rural communities. Are you rural? This survey…

Empty buildings in small towns

Why are these buildings empty and not fixed?  People say “Downtown is dead. Why aren’t there more stores?” Take a good look at the empty buildings. If they…

Savior town or SaveYour.Town

Are you waiting for a savior company or do you want to save your own town? You have everything you need to save your own town.  You bring…