BRIEF: Moultrie businessman participates in GrowSmart program
VALDOSTA, Nov 10, 2012 (Menafn - The Moultrie Observer - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) --Brian Tugwell of Packer Produce, of Moultrie, was one of 16 South Georgia business leaders who participated in the Valdosta Small Business Development Center's GrowSmart program Nov. 1.
The GrowSmart program includes five weeks of training for leaders of companies with at least two years of successful operation and the desire to continue the growth of their businesses. Sessions held throughout program covered topics ranging from strategic planning to interpersonal communication.
The participants worked together in discussion groups and shared important lessons they took away from each session.
The GrowSmart program was offered through a partnership between the SBDC and Guardian Bank, which pledged sponsorship of 15,000 for 2012 to fund several training programs specifically targeted for small businesses. The program would have normally cost a business 895 per participant. However, Guardian's sponsored provided 600 scholarships for each participant.
For more information about the Valdosta State University SBDC or to inquire about free business consulting or additional upcoming classes, contact Ruby Riesinger, area director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or call 229-245-3738.
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