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Assembly approves city, schools budgets were voted down. The sole accepted amendment reduced a cut to funding for the local branch of the Alaska Small Business Development Center.Troll also suggested putting $52,000 back in the budget for city employee parking passes in a downtown...
Foggy Mountain Shop changes hands after 40 years

...Fischer said. "But they did it. They really worked well together."With the help of Ian Grant at the Alaska Small Business Development Center, the two owners-to-be applied for loans and went through all the necessary paperwork. They learned...
Contest seeks new business initiatives in Southeast

In an effort to curb the migration from rural Southeast communities, a new competition for entrepreneurs seeks to bolster community sustainability and growth in rural Southeast Alaska through business initiatives.
Juneau small businesses experienced growth in 2013

Since its fiscal year began in October 2013, the Juneau branch of the Alaska Small Business Development Center has seen nearly $1 million in investment in pre-existing local businesses, regional director Ian Grant said in a presentation to the Juneau Chamber of Commerce on Thursday. This means Juneau business owners are putting money into their operations to grow them, he said.
Guitar builders, lumber company named P2P winners

...Peterson said that all of the 12 businesses told her they will use the training provided by Haa Aani and the Alaska Small Business Development Center to start their companies, regardless of winning.Out of 59 original applicants from around the area...
Buy Alaska means additional revenue

KENAI - If Alaskans spent an additional 10 percent on Alaska-made products, it would mean an additional $700 million in additional revenues for Alaska businesses. Bridget McLeod, program director for the Buy Alaska program, told the Soldotna Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday that Alaskans now spend $7 billion on products from outside the state.
Alaska Small Business Resource Guide available

JUNEAU - First National Bank Alaska's 2010 Alaska Small Business Resource Guide is now available at local branches.
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...John Grummet, 5-7 p.m., Juneau Empire Building, third-floor conference room. Sponsored by the Alaska Small Business Development Center. Details: April, 463-3789. "Introduction to Computers, Internet and E-mail" class, 5-7...


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