Small Business Development Center Success Stories

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Our success stories are shared below

Twin Rivers Therapeutic Massage Academy

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Jolene Ross

Twin Rivers Therapeutic Massage Academy, LLC, located in Lewiston, ID, was established by owner Jolene Ross in 2018.  As an Idaho certified school, the business offers a Massage Therapy Certificate program preparing students for state licensure. Since opening Twin River Therapeutic Massage Academy, 14 students have successfully graduated from the program and seven students are currently in attendance.

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Russell Construction

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Russell Construction & Excavation Specialty Services, LLC

Reuben Russell of Russell Construction initially came to the SBDC to receive assistance with QuickBooks, record keeping and recommendations for an accountant. Over the years, his SBDC Consultant has provided assistance with cash flow analysis, public works applications and financial planning.

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Rolla Roaster

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Bob and Jan Holzer

Bob and Jan Holzer came to the SBDC to receive marketing and packaging design help for the Rolla Roaster. Bob's consultant also researched other potential distribution outlets.

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Riverside Recovery

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Riverside Recovery

Sara Bennett contact the North Central Small Business Development Center to learn more about purchasing and running a business.  Her consultant helped her identify what information she needed in order to determine the value of the business as well as the risks.

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Tiny Tots Learning Center

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Tiny Tots Learning Center

Before starting the Tiny Tots Learning Center, the Penneys - Bobbie, Santee and Lindsay - came to the SBDC to help with market research and business planning.

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Napa Auto Parts

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Norman Terhaar, owner

Norm Terhaar came to the SBDC seeking assistance with financial management. His consultant helped him gain a better understanding of financials, improve cash flow and reduce debt.

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