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LSBDC at ULM to celebrate 30 year anniversary

Published September 23, 2013

In honor of its 30th anniversary, the Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC), hosted by the University of Louisiana at Monroe, is celebrating its thirtieth year of service with a reception from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 24, in the ULM Library Conference Center, located on the seventh floor of the ULM Library.

Those interested in attending should RSVP by emailing Na’Tisha Natt, LSBDC director of marketing and communications at natt@lsbdc.org or by calling 318-342-5512. The attire is business casual.

Photo of Rande Kessler
Photo of ULM President Nick J. Bruno
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Small businesses, lawmakers, and representatives from various economic development organizations throughout northeast Louisiana and across the state will attend the event to celebrate the LSBDC’s legacy and achievement.

In conjunction with the anniversary, ULM President Dr. Nick J. Bruno will introduce the new LSBDC State Director, Rande Kessler.

For more information about the LSBDC, visit lsbdc.org

About Louisiana Small Business Development Center

Last year, through its partnership with Louisiana Economic Development and the U.S. Small Business Administration, the LSBDC statewide network served thousands of small businesses – creating 964 new jobs, 165 new businesses, $54 million in capital, and helping generate $17 million in new state income tax revenue.

Designated and funded as the state’s principal provider of small business assistance by Louisiana Economic Development, the Louisiana Small Business Development Center is the only statewide, nationally accredited program that provides business consulting to entrepreneurs at no cost.

Through a network of 10 centers, the LSBDC provides high quality one-on-one consulting, training and information resources to empower new and existing businesses.