The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers have helped thousands of entrepreneurs launch successful new business ventures, expand an existing business, or return a business to profitability.

Read about some of our clients who have allowed us to share their stories, representing a wide range of assistance provided across a variety of industries.

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Rocky Road Stables, LLC

As a senior at Luzerne Community College, Melissa McHenry of Bloomsburg first came to the Bucknell University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in March of 2012 for assistance in developing a…

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Red Bandana Winery

Red Bandana Winery opened in May 2012, having been in the making for the past two years. Its owner, Kathleen Hall, conceptualized the project after moving to the region with her…

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Mrs. Chalkbox

Holly Rosenthall has always loved the idea of being a business owner. Several years ago, she and her husband owned and operated their own Subway franchise. Rosenthall would be retiring from…

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J&M Export Deli

Jennifer Olson and her cousin, Michelle Renn, first contacted the Saint Vincent College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in September 2012 for assistance in developing a business to purchase an existing…

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Harvest Local Foods

As environmentalists and lovers of healthy foods, Mary Ann Ford and Pam Nelson loved the idea of running a business that sells locally grown and produced products. Although they had no…

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ServiceMaster by Ryan

Katy Ryan began working for an Altoona ServiceMaster franchise in 2001. She started out working as a part-time cleaner for Merry Maids, the residential portion of the ServiceMaster brand. She also did part-time…

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Horn O Plenty

Mandi Horn and her husband operate an organic farm in Bedford that has weekly subscribers for harvest. She wanted to transform the business to maximize the profit of the farm’s yield. She knew…