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Mexicana San Juditas Alabama SBDC

Mexicana San Juditas

The Alabama Small Business Development Center started creating educational opportunities in Spanish during the summer of 2022 at the request of a community organizer who had been managing a social media outreach group and noticed the desire of the community…

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SBA Disaster Assistance – Tornado Damage January 2023

Low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are available to businesses and residents in Alabama following the announcement of a Presidential disaster declaration due to damages from severe storms, straight-line winds and tornadoes on Jan. 12.  Applicants…

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Tanology - Alabama SBDC at Auburn University


Lindy White, founder & CEO of Tanology Spray Tan & Beauty Bar, started a home business in Auburn, Alabama in 2010 that grew out of a personal need for a great spray tan. Prior to moving to Auburn, Lindy had…

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Polaris Sensor Technologies

Founded in 2003, Polaris Sensor Technologies, Inc., a woman-owned business, is a leading electro-optic sensor company developing advanced optical systems for applications ranging from military sensors for detection, tracking, and environmental monitoring to navigation, holography, and hypersonic aero-optics. With a variety…

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Jubilee Suites B&B - Alabama SBDC

Jubilee Suites B&B

Dana Maloney, was referred to the SBDC in 2017 by her middle son, Dylan Maloney who was starting a business and had requested assistance from the SBDC. At the time, the client and her husband resided in North Carolina, but…

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Shoppes at Coldwater - Alabama SBDC at UNA

The Shoppes at Coldwater

Click Synergy, LLC was originally formed when the owners saw a need for content creation and media guidance for small businesses. They quickly realized that they could use their retail expertise to help other businesses grow and this led them…

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Bedgood Laundry - Alabama SBDC at Troy

Bedgood Laundry

Bernard Bedgood is a community member in Butler County who owns a landmark business in Greenville. Mr. Bedgood inherited "The wash house," as his father used to call it, in 2020. He says, "I stand on the shoulders of my…

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5b Kennels - Alabama SBDC at JSU

5B Kennels

Tim Baird had a vision to use his family farm for more than agriculture.  He started The Five B Kennels LLC to achieve this.  Tim, his wife Traci and their three daughters make up “The Five B’s.”  They breed and…

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Michelle Kloske - State Star - Alabama SBDC

2022 State Star: Michelle Kloske

The Alabama SBDC Network has selected Michelle Kloske, Senior Business Advisor for the Alabama SBDC at UAH, as the 2022 State Star in recognition of her contributions in serving Alabama’s small business community. Kloske received the honor alongside her peers…

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Lauren Gowins Bold Agency Alabama SBDC at UAH

Bold Agency

The Bold Agency propels companies to be their boldest, most authentic selves to connect to their audience/customers. Lauren Gowins taps into her unique upbringing of living in four different countries to relate to people and to approach branding in broad,…

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