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Small Business Success Stories

Small Business Resiliency Team (SBRT) Program Helps Jon Henry General Store  Implement Changes Needed to Respond to Pandemic

Small Business Resiliency Team (SBRT) Program Helps Jon Henry General Store Implement Changes Needed to Respond to Pandemic

When the Jon Henry General Store opened in New Market in 2018, owner and proprietor Jon ...

The Importance of Training, Timing, and Tenacity in Starting a Business - PrePOPsterous®

The Importance of Training, Timing, and Tenacity in Starting a Business - PrePOPsterous®

Sometimes life postpones getting a small start-up business off the ground, but for entrepreneurs like Tisha McCoy-Ntiamoah, letting an idea ...

 

From Doo Rags to Riches with the SV SBDC

From Doo Rags to Riches with the SV SBDC

Kathleen McCormick is the queen of doo rags — it’s a title she earned after 25 years in the business.  “When I started the business, we were ...

Starting a Business with Minimal Waste - Broad Porch Coffee Company

Starting a Business with Minimal Waste - Broad Porch Coffee Company

For Broad Porch Coffee Company’s owners Jill McMullan and Phil Duntemann, starting a business was about more than just creating a great, ...

 

 

Friendly City Dance Room Discovers the Steps to Starting a Business

Friendly City Dance Room Discovers the Steps to Starting a Business

When Phillip and Erin Fusaro decided to turn their passion for the art of dance into careers, they found plenty of resources for starting a ...

Refining that Small Business Funding Pitch - Pale Fire Brewing Co.

Refining that Small Business Funding Pitch - Pale Fire Brewing Co.

Tim Brady came to the Shenandoah Valley Small Business Development Center (SV SBDC) in 2013 with an idea, a draft business plan, and an ...