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FREE Small Business Support-
Wilkes University Small Business Development Center



(This is a valuable benefit of your CCEDC Membership)

The Wilkes University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is a long-time supporter of
the Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corporation. A SBDC business consult will
travel to Lehighton to meet with individuals (by appointment) who are either interested in starting
a new small business or who currently own a small business and need assistance with some facet
of their business.

The SBDC assists individuals who are contemplating starting a new business by assistance in
researching your idea, writing a business plan, preparing financial projections, inter-facing
with government loan programs, environmental issues, licensing, registration and much

Existing businesses can turn to the SBDC for guidance in marketing and sales strategies,
additional research, environmental concerns, disaster preparedness and human resource

Most importantly, the SBDC services are FREE of charge!

For more information about the Wilkes Small Business Development Center please visit our
website at www.wilkes.edu/sbdc. To make an appointment in Lehighton, please contact the
CCEDC at 610-379-5000.