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CSUB SBDC Wins Nonprofit of the Year Award

The California State University, Bakersfield Small Business Development Center (SBDC) was recognized as Nonprofit of the Year at the North of the River Chamber of Commerce Board Installation & Awards Luncheon on June 8.  
In presenting the award, NOR Chamber President John Heath said, “I felt like choosing somebody that has been helping and developing the business community.”
Being a business owner himself, Heath added, “I was able to actually use their services before I started my company. So they have been very instrumental in a lot of businesses in town.”
CSUB SBDC Director Kelly Bearden accepted the awarded on behalf of the Center.
The CSU Bakersfield SBDC helps stimulate economic growth by providing assistance to small businesses. They have expert consultants who work with clients in all areas of business from business planning to social media marketing and many areas in between.
Besides their consulting services, the SBDC has their Webinar Wednesday series, which takes place Wednesdays during lunchtime so that people can log online from anywhere and be able to lunch and learn.
The center is located in downtown Bakersfield at 1631 17th St. Suite 200. To register as a client, watch previously aired webinars, or discover more information about the CSUB SBDC, check out their website at For any further questions, please contact the Center at (661) 654-2856.

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