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Pik Rite Receives 2017 SBEAP National Small Business Environmental Stewardship Award

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The National Small Business Environmental Assistance Programs (SBEAP) have recognized Pik Rite, Inc. as the 2017 winner of its Small Business Environmental Stewardship Award. The company, based in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania was chosen by the SBEAP’s National Steering Committee.  The award was presented on May 17 at the SBEAP/Small Business Ombudsman Annual…

Four Pennsylvania SBDC Clients and Shippensburg University SBDC Earn SBA Awards during National Small Business Week 2017

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The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) are proud to announce that four small businesses and the Shippensburg University SBDC have been honored with awards from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) during National Small Business Week, April 28 - May 6, 2017. Each of the four Pennsylvania companies worked with…

Cindy Nellis Named Director of Clarion University SBDC

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Cindy Nellis has been named Director of the Clarion University Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Employed with the program for more than twenty years, she brings significant experience in program management, business and economic development. “We are proud to have Cindy take on this role, as she has been a leader…

Gannon University SBDC Announces Keynote Speaker for the 10th Annual Women in Leadership Development (WILD) Conference

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Registration is now open for the 10th Annual Women in Leadership Development (WILD) Conference, hosted by the Gannon University Small Business Development Center (SBDC). The conference will be held on Wednesday, April 27, 2017 at The Ambassador Banquet and Conference Center in Erie.
 
This year’s keynote speaker is Atiya Abdelmalik, MSN, RN. Atiya is a Registered Nurse, Entrepreneur, Executive Leader and Inspirational Speaker who has served in various community service activities including the board of directors and committees for local nonprofits including American Heart Association, National Kidney Foundation, YWCA Greater Pittsburgh, Ward Home and Triumph Baptist Church Health Care Ministry. In addition, Atiya was honored as a recipient of the New Pittsburgh Courier’s 50 Women of Excellence Award, the Pennsylvania Diversity Council’s, Most Powerful & Influential Women of Pennsylvania Award and Who’s Who in Black Pittsburgh.
 
The conference will take place from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Cost is $100 and includes keynote speakers, breakout sessions, breakfast, and lunch.  Register here.
 
The current program agenda is as follows:
 
Tentative Agenda/Schedule
7:30 am - 8:00 am - Doors Open/Breakfast
8:00 am - 8:15 am - Welcome
8:15 am - 9:45 am - Leadership Talks: "Ten Years, Ten Leaders, Ten Views"
10:00 am - 12:15 pm - Breakout Sessions
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm - Lunch/Legacy Award
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm - Keynote Address
2:45 pm - 3:00 pm - Conference Wrap
 
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