George’s Talk Centers on Building Community

Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus hosted Nathan George, director of the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center regional office at ATU in Russellville, as a guest speaker on Wednesday, Oct. 18.

Approximately 100 students attended the event, during which George spoke about the importance of community development. He encouraged attendees to become leaders within their communities.

“Extraordinary communities provide quality jobs, schools, medical facilities, substantial housing and safe neighborhoods,” said George. “And extraordinary communities require extraordinary leaders.”

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center is an economic development program that assists entrepreneurs, both new and seasoned. The center helps with every aspect of business creation, management and operation. Through seven offices around the state, ASBTDC works with all types of for-profit businesses, from home-based to high-tech.

The ASBTDC serves new businesses, established businesses, innovation-based businesses and business purchases by providing one-to-one confidential guidance that can be specifically tailored to each individual’s business venture.

For more information about the Arkansas Business and Technology Development Center, call (479) 356-2067.

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