Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

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March 23, 2013

Seminar seeks to bolster business

GLASGOW — Last year alone, Ernie Myers, executive vice president of the Glasgow-Barren County Chamber of Commerce, said there were 32 new and/or expanded businesses that equated to at least 120 new jobs in Barren County. Unfortunately, according to small business statistics, half of the new businesses will cease to operate in the next five years for a variety of reasons.  

The Kentucky Small Business Development Center at Western Kentucky University and the Glasgow-Barren County Chamber of Commerce sought to change these odds with the first-ever local small business seminar, Business at its Best. The seminar aimed to equip aspiring small business owners with a wealth of information on Kentucky tax laws, the legal steps needed to start a business and available credit initiatives to get them pointed in the right direction.

Read more of this story in the print or e-Edition of the Glasgow Daily Times Weekender.


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