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25 January 2015

SBDC Gives Life, or Lifeline, to Businesses

Catherine Portman-Laux
Westfair Communications

“Financial literacy would solve many problems,” says Arnaldo Sehwerert, who directs the Mid-Hudson office of the Small Business Development Center. The Kingston location is one of 24 in the state that has helped individuals aspiring to go into business or to expand their business operations. The center has satellite offices in Fishkill, New Windsor, Poughkeepsie, Loch Sheldrake, Stone Ridge, Margaretville and Monticello. Its state headquarters is in Albany.


7 January 2015

Michael R. McNulty Center for Veteran Entrepreneurial Activity Announces Boots To Business: Reboot


Arsenal Partnership

Peter Gannon, President of the Arsenal Business & Technology Partnership and Col. Lee Schiller, Commander of the Watervliet Arsenal announced today, the Michael R. McNulty Center for Veteran Entrepreneurial Activity will host Boots to Business: Reboot. This is a weeklong entrepreneurial training program, being offered at no cost, to veterans who want to start, expand or purchase a small business.


7 January 2015

Veterans Get Down To Business

John McDonald
Times Union




9 October 2014

SUNY Canton to hold second annual business matchmaker

Alan Rizzo
Watertown Daily Times

"SUNY Canton’s Small Business Development Center will hold its second annual St. Lawrence County matchmaker event Oct. 28 in the Richard W. Miller Campus Center’s Woodcock Conference Suites. The event, which will be held from 8 a.m. to noon, helps spur economic growth by connecting local businesses with agencies interested in purchasing goods and services."


1 October 2014

Island’s Small Business Development Center Leader To Be Brooklyn ‘King of Kings County’ Honoree


Staten Island Board of Realtors

Dean Balsamini, the director of the Staten Island Small Business Development Center (SI SBDC), an Island business leader, will be recognized on Oct. 8 for his contributions to Brooklyn.


29 September 2014

Small Business Success: Trust me, it’s not me, it’s really you

Sarah O’Connell
NNY Business (Watertown, NY)

Watertown SBDC advisor Sarah O'Connell explains how online marketing requires businesses to think about the needs of their customers and to make online content answer customer questions.


23 September 2014

Mid-Hudson Small Business Development Center selected for fellowship program


Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY)

"The Mid-Hudson Small Business Development Center has been selected for an international fellowship program through the Small Business Network of the Americas. It will partner with a Venezuelan institution to exchange best pracices in counseling small businesses."


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