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WV SBDC invites small businesses to take survey about needs, challenges

Online survey ends Aug. 31 CHARLESTON, W.Va. — What do small businesses need to succeed and grow West Virginia? The state’s small-business owners have an opportunity to answer that question in an online survey from the West Virginia Small Business Development Center (WV SBDC). Business owners can take the survey at The surv...
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WV SBDC adds West Virginia native Will Miller as new business coach

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Will Miller joins the statewide network of business coaches under the West Virginia Small Business Development Center (WV SBDC), State Director Debra Martin announced today.W “Will has a solid grounding in marketing and economic development,” Martin said. “With his experience in both private and government sectors, he will be ab...
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Business Coach Shannon Mitchell receives 2019 WV SBDC State Star award

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Business Coach Shannon Mitchell is being honored as West Virginia’s 2019 State Star, announced Debra Martin, state director for the West Virginia Small Business Development Center (WV SBDC). Mitchell will join a constellation of SBDC State Star honorees from each state who will be recognized during the 39th Annual America’s SBDC...
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Corduroy Inn kicks off expansion with groundbreaking ceremony at Snowshoe

SNOWSHOE, W.Va. -  The Corduroy Inn hosts a groundbreaking ceremony Monday, July 29, at 3 p.m. to officially launch the facility's expansion, at Snowshoe Mountain Resort. The event will take place at the build site next to the Inn, followed by refreshments and hors d'oeuvre served inside Corduroy Inn. The inn, located within the Snowshoe ski r...
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WV SBDC deputy director, coaches, earn Certified Business Advisor certificates

Graduate-level program confirms business coaching skills and knowledge CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Three members of the West Virginia Small Business Development Center (WV SBDC) have added new credentials to their professional training. WV SBDC Deputy Director Steve Johnson, Business Coach Donna Schramm and Business Coach Marsa Myers recently received Cert...
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