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July 24, 2008

LSBDC to offer free one-on-one business counseling to rural parishes

Entrepreneurs or small business owners in northeast Louisiana’s rural parishes will receive a valuable boost, thanks to a new initiative of the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at ULM.

Monthly counseling and consulting is now available in each parish in the ULM service area once a month, thanks to traveling LSBDC at ULM representatives.

Those who want to start their own business, expand a small business or learn to manage an existing business better can turn to the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at ULM. The center can assist through low-cost continuing education, free one-on-one counseling and consulting, and free specialized managerial and technical assistance.

These services include, but are not limited to:

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

The ULM SBDC is a program sponsored by the Louisiana Department of Economic Development and the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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