News & Press Releases

25 July 2014

Senator, SBA head visit Corning for small business event

James Post
The Leader (Corning, NY)

"Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., and Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet came to the area for a roundtable on small businesses at Corning Community College’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) on Denison Parkway."

29 June 2014

Capitalizing on market demand

Karen Maserjian Shan
Poughkeepsie Journal

Mid-Hudson SBDC Director, Arnaldo Sehwerert, discusses the importance of understanding market demand when introducing a new product.

4 June 2014

Pawelski Farms receives Small Business Recovery Program grant

The Warwick Advertiser

"Chris and Eve Pawelski, owners of the fourth-generation Pawelski Farms in Goshen, experienced significant losses as a result of Irene and Lee. They contacted Vanessa Primus, storm recovery regional coordinator for the Mid-Hudson, who operates out of the Orange County Chamber of Commerce Business Center in Montgomery. Primus is also a certified business advisor and procurement specialist for the Small Business Development Center (SBDC)."

30 May 2014

Business heats up for The Spciy Wench

Traci Delore
The Central New York Business Journal

A profile of Christine Hoffman and her pepper jellies business, The Spicy Wench. Hoffman worked with the advisors at the Watertown SBDC and was the 2014 New York SBDC Female Entrepreneur of the Year. (Full text available to subscribers only.)

27 May 2014

SBDC Business Forum: Disaster grants program helps small businesses

Arnaldo Sehwerert
Times Herald-Record (Middletown, NY)

"With the help of the Mid-Hudson Small Business Development Center, storm-affected business owners are receiving grants from this program to assist in their recovery effort."

21 May 2014

President's push for tourism also seen in New York State

Innae Park
Time Warner Cable News

Bill Brigham, director of the Albany Small Business Development Center, discusses the role of small business in New York's tourism economy.

18 May 2014

Social Media Star

Mallory Diefenbach
The Post-Journal (Jamestown, NY)

The NY SBDC presented the Social Media Entrepreneur of the Year award to Tammy Snyder, president of International Ordnance Technologies in Jamestown (Full text available to subscribers only.)

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