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Kentucky SBDC Celebrates Small Business Saturday

Lexington, Ky. (Nov. 26, 2022) –  The Kentucky Small Business Development Center (SBDC), celebrates Small Business Saturday on November 26, as a day to support small businesses and all they do for their communities. The Kentucky SBDC encourages holiday shoppers across the Commonwealth to take part in Small Business Saturday and “Shop Small” this season. …

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Kentucky SBDC’s Elizabethtown office joins new “ecosystem” of business development groups

  ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (Nov. 14, 2022) – The Kentucky Small Business Development Center in Elizabethtown is joining a new collaborative effort to provide a one-stop small business service center for the region. Officials will soon open a new office alongside other economic and business development groups in the Center of Kentucky Entrepreneurship Building.            “We’re thrilled,” said …

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Ferguson and Phelps named 40 Under 40 for America’s SBDC in 2022

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 14, 2022) – The America’s Small Business Development Center named Kentucky SBDC’s Ryan Ferguson and JC Phelps among inaugural 40 Under 40 Award recipients.            America’s SBDC launched the 40 Under 40 Award to recognize outstanding young SBDC staff across the nation who demonstrate innovation, leadership, and commitment to the SBDC mission. In September, …

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Ferguson honored as 2022 Kentucky SBDC State Star

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 14, 2022) – The Kentucky Small Business Development Center recently recognized marketing specialist Ryan Ferguson as a State Star. America’s SBDC directs state offices to award the State Star to a SBDC employee who shows exemplary performance by making a significant contribution to the SBDC program and demonstrates a strong commitment to …

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Kentucky SBDC Honors 10 Small Businesses as Kentucky Pacesetters

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 5, 2022)—The Kentucky Small Business Development Center announced 10 winners of the 2022 Pacesetter awards during the annual Kentucky Celebrates Small Business celebration, held in Frankfort at the Capitol Rotunda. It was the first in-person awards ceremony since 2019 due to COVID-19.  This year, the Pacesetter awards were divided into two categories: …

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Kentucky SBDC in Louisville Wins National Award

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 4, 2022) – The Kentucky Small Business Development Center’s Louisville Office received one of three 2022 National Small Business Week Resource Partner awards. The award recognizes the organization’s impact on economic development, job creation and small business growth The Kentucky Small Business Development Center in Louisville works to pivot its own business …

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