USDA Launches StrikeForce Initiative for Economic Development


The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) kicks off its "StrikeForce" Initiative in 10 more states to bolster relationships with rural communities and to influence resources in communities stricken with chronic poverty.

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack states that through the StrikeForce project, the Department will work hard in collaboration with local and rural communities to boost economic development.

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Thankyou Social Entrepreneur Grateful for Victorian Young Australian of the Year Title


Thankyou Social Entrepreneur Grateful for Victorian Young Australian of the Year Title

Daniel Flynn, 25, Managing Director and Co-Founder of Thankyou, has received the title of Victorian Young Australian of the Year.  “It’s an honor to be put in a category with finalists of this calibre…” Flynn said.




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