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Long and short-term goals were identified and will be captured in a report.
In this North Country Public Radio interview, Deb Markley highlights the importance of entrepreneurs in rural communities.
Deborah Markley will lead the symposium which is themed: “The Many Faces of Entrepreneurship: Creating a Supportive Environment.”
The Center is pleased to announce the addition of Kay Reynolds, president, Tools for Business Success to its team of Senior Fellows.