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MCC’s Small Business Center to Fund Counseling Engagements for Area Companies

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If you own or work for a small business in Montgomery County the Small Business Center (SBC) at Montgomery Community College (MCC) will pay for your company to receive professional advice and counseling to survive and thrive during the COVID-19 epidemic. The North Carolina State Board of Community Colleges approved this allocation for SBC counseling […]

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Brave, Simple Choices Build a New Foundation

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In 2008, Shannon Thompson and her husband found themselves in a very difficult situation. The economic recession had backed the couple and their three children into a corner, and the Albemarle residents were facing bankruptcy and the loss of their home. Thompson reflects back on their former life, and remembers long stretches of money mismanagement […]

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MCC Announces Free Small Business Center Webinars for Spring

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MCC’s Small Business Center stands ready to assist you! While operating a small business can be a challenging process, our free webinars can help guide entrepreneurs through the steps of considering, planning, developing, opening and growing their small business. All classes are online this spring, and FREE! Sign up soon to reserve your spot: https://www.ncsbc.net/events.aspx?mode=4&center=75340 […]

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An Accidental Beekeeper

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In the summer of 2007, Shirley Harris noticed her cucumbers were growing really well. She and husband Tony had always grown some for eating and pickling, but this particular season the vines were producing more cucumbers of exceptional quality than ever before. “It had very little to do with our gardening capabilities,” Shirley now admits. […]

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MCC Offering Child Care Center Series

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As Montgomery County parents make their way back to the workplace, and children of all ages venture back to the classroom, the ongoing family dilemma re-asserts itself: What are we doing for child care? Post-pandemic answers are even harder to come by; previous arrangements have been disrupted, providers have left the marketplace and parents are […]

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