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Workshop Presented on Growing a Business
Allen, Shirley, and Patterson
On August 13 the Alabama Entrepreneurial Research Network (AERN) and its Marion County partner, C3 of Northwest Alabama Economic Development Alliance (C3), held a one-day workshop in Winfield. The workshop focused on teaching business owner participants many ways to grow a business. Read more.


Spotlight on Business
Fairy Tale Parties & Adventures
After taking her grandson to Disney World for his 5th birthday, Vella Rogoski imagined creating a business in Alexander City that would bring a piece of this magic to the lives of local children on their birthdays without the requirement of travel. Read more.


AERN Welcomed in Greenville
Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce
AERN Director Mary Patterson presented a seminar on using AERN resources to the Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce at a luncheon meeting on September 18. Read more.

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I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.
Leonardo da Vinci

Featured website for September

Extending Credit

This site offers legal information and resources to help with the day-to-day processes of extending credit.

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Featured tip for September

You will pay a premium for some locations--but if you try another one, the savings won't make up for the wrong location. Read more....

The Restaurant Start-Up Guide, p. 48

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