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New York Small Business Development Center Advisor Wins 2018 State Star Award11/8/2018

The New York Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is pleased to announce Dinene Zaleski, Business Advisor with the Niagara County Community College SBDC, has been awarded the 2018 State Star for New York.

Big effort gives rebirth to business assistance org10/27/2018

The SUNY Canton Small Business Development Center at Clinton Community College in Plattsburgh, officially opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on October 26, 2018. The center operates as a partnership between SUNY Canton and Clinton Community College.

Business adviser lending an ear to small businesses10/22/2018

Tim Bock has a background in accounting, financial planning and owned a motorcoach tour business. Now a NYSBDC advisor, he's ready to help entrepreneurs in Rochester and Batavia.

Madrid artisan shares her creativity by making decorative north country signs10/21/2018

Meg Bernier Keniston, looked to the SUNY Canton Small Business Development Center to get her decorative wooden sign business, Nocomade Wood Signs, going: “They talked me through the paperwork, how you get a tax identification, how you keep your records,” she said. “They were great about getting me in and meeting me on my schedule. I wouldn’t be where I am now without them.”

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