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Don Pelka

SCORE here to help

SCORE state director Don Pelka says there is great satisfaction in mentoring business owners and helping them succeed.

Brad Chambers

Generational change

Brad Chambers, secretary of commerce for Indiana, shares how the legislative session prioritized economic development.

Lori Johnson Kuykendall

Let’s make Gary ‘a reading community’

Lori Johnson Kuykendall: Gary Literacy Coalition has successfully distributed books to children and adults in the community, tackling low literacy rates and increasing health literacy.

Jason Williams, Society of Innovators

Innovation for everyone

Jason Williams of the Society of Innovators at Purdue Northwest says youth entrepreneurship isn’t about helping kids start businesses. He shares how a $470,000 READI grant will help develop programs in the Region.

SBA disaster preparedness

Viewpoint: Don’t get caught in the rain

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Stacey Poynter explains why it is important to protect your small business with a disaster preparedness plan.

Geri Aglipay

Viewpoint: ‘Economic equity in action’

Geri Aglipay, U.S. Small Business Administration’s regional administrator for Region V in the Great Lakes Midwest states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin, shares the vision of the SBA Equity Plan.

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