Small Business Development Center now open at USU-Moab
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A new resource is now available for local businesses in Moab and Grand County. The Moab Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has been re-established under the auspices of Utah State University-Moab and is now open for business.

A meet-and-greet brown bag lunch event will be held Wednesday, Sept. 3 at noon to introduce the center’s programs and services to the public. The event will be held at the USU-Moab Education Center, 125 West 200 South.

SBDC director Kris Marsh will host the event, in collaboration with Moab City Economic Development Specialist Ken Davey, Moab Chamber of Commerce Director Jodie Hugentobler and Utah Department of Workforce Services Workforce Development Specialist Kelly Thornton.

For the past month, the group of four professionals have been meeting weekly to start forging strong working relationships among the primary business-oriented organizations in the community, according to a news release from Utah State University-Moab.

At the event, Marsh, Davey, Hugentobler and Thornton will present the services each organization provides to the business community and will seek input from participants about their needs for future educational programs and trainings.

The SBDC is funded through grants from the U.S. Small Business Administration and Utah State University. Business services are provided free of charge and include educational programs, trainings, consulting, coaching and referrals.

To reserve a spot for the event email Marsh at: kris.marsh@usu.edu, or call 435-259-7432, extension 1811.

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