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Success Stories from around Maryland

We have helped many small businesses achieve their dream of starting or expanding their business. Newsletters with stories: Spring 2015, Fall 2014

Stories from our regions:

Charles Street Bakery in La Plata opened with SBDC help despite an F4 tornado

Prior to starting this business, Deborah attended the SBDC Southern Region "Start Right for Success" seminar. Then she became Bill Hitte's client, found space and started doing her buildout. In Late April 2002, La Plata was hit by an F4 tornado that significantly damaged the central business district where she was locating. She's still in business . . .

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Michael Steele wins 2016 Crab Pot pitch

Michael Steele, owner of Motorbriiz, won a cash prize and a bushel of crabs at the Crab Pot pitch for his motorcycle chain oiler after successful SBDC coaching in sales, the pitch, and financing . . .

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No Thyme to Cook was recently chosen to participate in Gov. Larry Hogan's Buy Local Cookout

Chef Gwyn Novak, Owner of No Thyme to Cook was recently chosen to participate as one of 117 chefs in Gov. Larry Hogan's Buy Local Cookout. Over 550 guests were served an appetizer consisting of grilled peaches, toasted pecans and goat cheese salad with a honey and orange vinaigrette. . .

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SBDC helps A Little Bit Sheepish Yarn Shop open

Brenda Trice has been crocheting most of her life, and knitting for several years. A former teacher, she came to the Maryland Small Business Development Center - Eastern Region at Salisbury University for direction in opening her own yarn shop in historic downtown Berlin . . .

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Douglas Security Technologies of Harford County: How They Obtained An Investor to Build a Prototype

Randy Douglas, the founder of Douglas Security Technologies LLC, is an inventor from Aberdeen, MD who contacted the Northern Region of Maryland SBDC with the hopes of bringing his patented mobile technology to market. With the help of SBDC counselors and an SBDC event, Douglas is closer to his dream than he ever expected. When Douglas first reached out to the SBDC in early 2015, he...

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