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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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Bright Futures Learning Services recognized as U.S. SBA Woman-Owned Small Business of the year

Winfield business hosts U.S. SBA leaders in recognition of April Autism Awareness Month CHARLESTON, W. Va. — Bright Futures Learning Services hosted several executives from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) in Winfield today. SBA Regional Administrator, Michelle Christian, visited the Bright Futures facility to raise awareness of Autism ...
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Steve Johnson selected as deputy state director of West Virginia Small Business Development Center

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Steve Johnson has been named deputy state director of the West Virginia Small Business Development Center (WV SBDC). The WV SBDC operates a network of business coaches located throughout the state. The coaches assist small businesses at all stages of development, from startup to expansion. WV SBDC business coaches have professi...
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