Copper Corridor EDC celebrates grant kick off

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Celebrating the Rural Business Enterprise Grant award are, from left, NACOG Executive Director Chris Fetzer, Liz Harris-Tuck with CCEDC, Alan Stevens, USDA Director Arizona, Terry Drew with NACOG and Bill Bolin with CCEDC.

Officials from the Copper Corridor Economic Development Coalition celebrated the kick off for the Rural Business Enterprise Grant (RBEG) that the organization received in partnership with the Northern Arizona Association of Governments. The two agencies will be partnering to develop Business Assistance Centers and Business Success Centers throughout rural Arizona. Congressman Paul Gosar was in attendance at the event kick off and congratulated the groups on their success. “Use this grant as seeds for continued success,” he commented.

The Copper Corridor EDC operates the Business Success Center which provides business training and consulting throughout the Copper Corridor. The NACOG model the Business Assistance Center uses physical locations to offer services for small businesses. The RBEG grant was received through the United States Department of Agriculture.

If you would like free business consultations or would like to learn how to start a business you can contact the CCEDC Business Success Center at 520-490-8433 or learn more online at www.coppercorridorbsc.org.

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