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Drop-In Chefs Help Seniors

A healthy diet is good for everyone. But as people get older, cooking nutritious food can become difficult and sometimes physically impossible. A pot of soup can be too heavy to lift. And there's all that time standing on your feet. It's one of the reasons that people move into assisted living facilities. But a company called Chefs for Seniors, who worked with the SBDC at UW-Madison, has an alternative:

 

Starting a Small Business in Madison

When it comes to starting a business, location is key. A business’s location determines its customer base, informs its marketing and branding strategy and even affects its financials. For longtime residents and transplants alike, it’s important to understand a city from a business perspective before starting a new venture there. NerdWallet talked to Madison business owners and business experts about what to know beforehand.

Platteville & Monroe Named Best Places to Start a Small Business

The Talent Tribune recently named the cities of Platteville and Monroe two of the best places to start a small business in the Midwest. In selecting these cities, the Talent Tribune took three major factors into account when making their selections: net small business growth, net small business employee growth, and percent of employees that employ less than 20 employees.

 

Director of Wisconsin SBDC at UW-Superior to Retire

Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) network state director Bon Wikenheiser and University of Wisconsin-Superior officials announced today the retirement of Julianne E. Raymond, the director of the Wisconsin SBDC at UW-Superior. Raymond is a 14-year veteran of the SBDC, a business technical assistance program offered through UW-Extension and regional UW universities. She began her career at UW-Superior as a small business consultant for the SBDC in August of 2000, and became the center director in 2005.

 

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