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EKU SBDC Client Success Story: R&R Tactical LLC, Richmond, Ky

R&R Tactical

Not only are Roy Lucas and Veronica Robbins partners in life, they are also now business partners. 

Happy Small Business Week 2013!

National Small Business Week

National Small Business Week: June 17-21

For 50 years, the Small Business Administration has been honoring small businesses across the U.S.

National Small Business Week (NSBW) is designed to spotlight entrepreneurial breakthroughs, successes and milestone achievements to inspire and motivate small-business owners nationwide.

SBDC Partners with EKU's Psychology Department to offer Human Resource Workshop Series

I/O psych student Perry Barnes

The EKU SBDC partnered with the university's Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology program for the second consecutive year to offer a series of human resources workshops. 


SBDC Client Named 2013 Kentucky Women Business Advocate of the Year

Joyce Green

Annually, the Kentucky Small Business Development Centers and the Kentucky Regional office of the U.S. Small Business Administration recognize outstanding entrepreneurs and thriving small businesses. 

Joyce Green of Richmond, owner of two businesses - Jordan Hill Farms and Karizma Salon - was named the 2013 Kentucky Women Business Advocate of the Year. 

New Center Demonstrates University CARES about Service Region

Coates Administration Building

Eastern Kentucky University CARES about its service region and Appalachia.

EKU Senior Wins National Poster Design Award

IGAEA winning poster

EKU senior, Jose Soto Hernandez from Louisville, brought home top prize in the 2012 International Graphic Arts Education Association (IGAEA) student poster design competition.

Smith appointed to the Commission on Small Business Advocacy

Kristel Smith

Kristel Smith, Executive Director of EKU's Innovation and Commercialization Center, has been appointed by  Gov. Steve Beshear to serve on the Commission on Small Business Advocacy. Smith, whose term will expire Aug. 22, 2016, will represent the 6th Congressional District.

EKU SBDC Success Story: The Starving Monkey

The Starving Monkey logo

The Starving Monkey is the first restaurant home delivery service in Richmond, Ky. Jeff Davis and his family recently started the business and chose the name 'The Starving Monkey' in honor of his precious daughter, Caya, who tragically lost her life this past spring in a swing set accident. "She absolutely adored monkeys. She probably owned 30 to 40 toy monkeys.

Online Language Learning Business Takes Shape in EKU Business Accelerator

Brian Ragsdale

Want to learn the basics of a foreign language on your own time, at your own pace, in your own way and at minimal cost?

A new business taking shape in Eastern Kentucky University’s business accelerator might be your answer.

EKU SBDC Success Story: Day's RV/Auto Sales, LLC

Day's RV/Auto Sales

Daniel Day is a Corbin native and owns his own RV store, Day's RV/Auto Sales, LLC. Day said, "We are a small family owned and operated business and specialize in finding top quality pre-owned RVs at the best possible prices.

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