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Published: Tuesday, 12/4/2012 - Updated: 1 year ago

Local centers honored for small business aid

BLADE STAFF

The Small Business Development Center and the Manufacturing and Technology Small Business Development Center, which both are housed at the Toledo regional Chamber of Commerce were honored Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Administrative Services for their work on behalf of area small businesses.

The Small Business Development Center was the recipient of the 2012 Economic Impact Award for Job Creation, which is given annually to the center with the highest number of jobs created during the fiscal year, as reported by the businesses served. The center was credited with creating 331 jobs and retaining another 548 jobs through its consulting activities.

The center's director, Bill Wersell, also received an Innovation Award, which is given to a center staff member who develops new ways of assisting clients.

Charlie Chambers, director of the Manufacturing and Technology Small Business Development Center, received the MTSBDC Director of the Year award. The award is given to the director of the highest performing center for their work with manufacturing and technology companies.During the past year, the local MTSBDC helped clients get over $3.8 million in loans and other capital for their businesses.



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