IMPACT BY NETWORK

Michigan

Powering Forward During COVID-19

Established in 1955, Cherry Hill Barbers has been serving the West Dearborn neighborhood and surrounding communities for over 65 years. Owner Lisa Sourbeck started working at Cherry Hill Barbers in 1998 as a hair stylist and then purchased the business right before the pandemic hit.After experiencing hardship due to COVID-19, Lisa reached out to the Michigan SBDC and was provided with ongoing, no-cost consulting in the areas of planning, marketing, social media, and website benefits.

Powering Forward During COVID-19

Established in 1955, Cherry Hill Barbers has been serving the West Dearborn neighborhood and surrounding communities for over 65 years. Owner Lisa Sourbeck started working at Cherry Hill Barbers in 1998 as a hair stylist and then purchased the business right before the pandemic hit.After experiencing hardship due to COVID-19, Lisa reached out to the Michigan SBDC and was provided with ongoing, no-cost consulting in the areas of planning, marketing, social media, and website benefits.

Powering Forward During COVID-19

Established in 1955, Cherry Hill Barbers has been serving the West Dearborn neighborhood and surrounding communities for over 65 years. Owner Lisa Sourbeck started working at Cherry Hill Barbers in 1998 as a hair stylist and then purchased the business right before the pandemic hit.After experiencing hardship due to COVID-19, Lisa reached out to the Michigan SBDC and was provided with ongoing, no-cost consulting in the areas of planning, marketing, social media, and website benefits.

Powering Forward During COVID-19

Established in 1955, Cherry Hill Barbers has been serving the West Dearborn neighborhood and surrounding communities for over 65 years. Owner Lisa Sourbeck started working at Cherry Hill Barbers in 1998 as a hair stylist and then purchased the business right before the pandemic hit.After experiencing hardship due to COVID-19, Lisa reached out to the Michigan SBDC and was provided with ongoing, no-cost consulting in the areas of planning, marketing, social media, and website benefits.

Minnesota

8,384

Clients got help from the SBDC since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. That is more than TWICE the number of clients we serve in a typical year!

8,384

Clients got help from the SBDC since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. That is more than TWICE the number of clients we serve in a typical year!

8,384

Clients got help from the SBDC since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. That is more than TWICE the number of clients we serve in a typical year!

8,384

Clients got help from the SBDC since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. That is more than TWICE the number of clients we serve in a typical year!

Mississippi

Aloha Glamour expands business due to pandemic demand for masks

Navy Veteran Alexis Williams' Afrowaiian" fashion company Aloha Glamour shifted to make masks during the pandemic. The brightly colored masks were a huge success! The company doubled it's sales and has since expanded include a holiday pop-up shop.

Aloha Glamour expands business due to pandemic demand for masks

Navy Veteran Alexis Williams' Afrowaiian" fashion company Aloha Glamour shifted to make masks during the pandemic. The brightly colored masks were a huge success! The company doubled it's sales and has since expanded include a holiday pop-up shop.

Aloha Glamour expands business due to pandemic demand for masks

Navy Veteran Alexis Williams' Afrowaiian" fashion company Aloha Glamour shifted to make masks during the pandemic. The brightly colored masks were a huge success! The company doubled it's sales and has since expanded include a holiday pop-up shop.

Aloha Glamour expands business due to pandemic demand for masks

Navy Veteran Alexis Williams' Afrowaiian" fashion company Aloha Glamour shifted to make masks during the pandemic. The brightly colored masks were a huge success! The company doubled it's sales and has since expanded include a holiday pop-up shop.

Missouri

Branson Airport - Hollister, MO

The Branson Airport started working with the Missouri SBDC at Missouri State University in 2020 to learn more about various programs to help them navigate the pandemic impacts on travel. Hear how working with the Missouri SBDC helped them.

Branson Airport - Hollister, MO

The Branson Airport started working with the Missouri SBDC at Missouri State University in 2020 to learn more about various programs to help them navigate the pandemic impacts on travel. Hear how working with the Missouri SBDC helped them.

Branson Airport - Hollister, MO

The Branson Airport started working with the Missouri SBDC at Missouri State University in 2020 to learn more about various programs to help them navigate the pandemic impacts on travel. Hear how working with the Missouri SBDC helped them.

Branson Airport - Hollister, MO

The Branson Airport started working with the Missouri SBDC at Missouri State University in 2020 to learn more about various programs to help them navigate the pandemic impacts on travel. Hear how working with the Missouri SBDC helped them.

Montana

COVID-19 Impacts Drive Increased Demand for Beaverhead Meats

The COVID 19 Pandemic brought a 100% increase in demand at Beaverhead Meats for locally grown, harvested, and produced meats. By April 2020, phone inquiries to Beaverhead Meats more than doubled for the slaughter of pigs and beef, the processing of livestock, as well as consumers looking to purchase locally processed meat as a healthier, safer, and cheaper alternative. The Butte SBDC assisted Beaverhead Meats with cash flow projections, business plan development, and grant assistance. They were awarded a $50,000 grant to upgrade equipment and capacity from the Growth through Agriculture Grant.

COVID-19 Impacts Drive Increased Demand for Beaverhead Meats

The COVID 19 Pandemic brought a 100% increase in demand at Beaverhead Meats for locally grown, harvested, and produced meats. By April 2020, phone inquiries to Beaverhead Meats more than doubled for the slaughter of pigs and beef, the processing of livestock, as well as consumers looking to purchase locally processed meat as a healthier, safer, and cheaper alternative. The Butte SBDC assisted Beaverhead Meats with cash flow projections, business plan development, and grant assistance. They were awarded a $50,000 grant to upgrade equipment and capacity from the Growth through Agriculture Grant.

COVID-19 Impacts Drive Increased Demand for Beaverhead Meats

The COVID 19 Pandemic brought a 100% increase in demand at Beaverhead Meats for locally grown, harvested, and produced meats. By April 2020, phone inquiries to Beaverhead Meats more than doubled for the slaughter of pigs and beef, the processing of livestock, as well as consumers looking to purchase locally processed meat as a healthier, safer, and cheaper alternative. The Butte SBDC assisted Beaverhead Meats with cash flow projections, business plan development, and grant assistance. They were awarded a $50,000 grant to upgrade equipment and capacity from the Growth through Agriculture Grant.

COVID-19 Impacts Drive Increased Demand for Beaverhead Meats

The COVID 19 Pandemic brought a 100% increase in demand at Beaverhead Meats for locally grown, harvested, and produced meats. By April 2020, phone inquiries to Beaverhead Meats more than doubled for the slaughter of pigs and beef, the processing of livestock, as well as consumers looking to purchase locally processed meat as a healthier, safer, and cheaper alternative. The Butte SBDC assisted Beaverhead Meats with cash flow projections, business plan development, and grant assistance. They were awarded a $50,000 grant to upgrade equipment and capacity from the Growth through Agriculture Grant.