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August 21, 2008

LSBDC at ULM offers free counsel to Caldwell Parish entrepreneurs Aug. 27

The Louisiana Small Business Development Center at the University of Louisiana at Monroe's Small Business Outreach Program has a regular monthly schedule for counseling and consulting with entrepreneurs who want to start a business and small business owners who want to expand or develop their business in Caldwell Parish.

The counseling will be held in the Schepis Museum Building – Meeting Room, at 107 Main St. in Columbia, Wednesday, Aug. 27, from 10 a.m. – noon.

Small business consultants will be available by appointment to discuss starting a business, expanding a business, and any other issue clients want to discuss.

For an appointment, please call the LSBDC at ULM at: (318) 342-1224.

About the Louisiana Small Business Development Center:
The LSBDC at ULM is a program sponsored by the Louisiana Department of Economic Development and the U.S. Small Business Administration.

The organization is proud to salute the entrepreneurs who drive this country’s economy. Small businesses create most of America’s net new jobs, bringing dynamic ideas, innovative services, and new products to the marketplace.

The LSBDC at ULM provides quality, no-fee, confidential, one-on-one counseling services to potential and existing business owners; provides no-fee management and technical assistance services by appointment; conducts workshops and seminars to help small business people become better managers and to keep them informed about current events and changing trends in today’s business world; and maintains a resource library which includes statistical data, census figures, SBA publications, and a variety of other information.

The ULM branch is part of the Louisiana Small Business Development Center, a nationally accredited, award-winning network of nine centers statewide dedicated to helping small businesses start, grow and expand. LSBDC offers free confidential, individual consulting, low-cost training, and other specialized services.

For assistance or information, call the LSBDC, located at ULM's College of Business Administration at: (318) 342-1224.

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