Main Street COVID Grants

MN DEED’s Main Street COVID Grant Program is now accepting applications through Sept. 29 at 11:59 PM. Grants from $10,000 to $25,000 are available. For more info and an application: https://mn.gov/deed/business/financing-business/deed-programs/emergency-programs/main-street/

Property of the Week

East Central MN Property of the Week: Restaurant building in Mora. Equipment included.  https://www.remaxcommercial.com/ListingDetails/820-Highway-65-S-Mora-MN-55051/5732957

Score Webinar – Social Media Advertising

Our friends at SCORE are holding a free webinar: Intro to Social Media Advertising on Sept. 21 at 2:00 PM. For more info or to register: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?c=&ch=&oeidk=a07ei9yku3v2b5e99f4&oseq=&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

A reminder of the MN DEED Main Street COVID Relief Grant Program. Grants of $10,000 – $25,000 available to businesses – amount dependent on your situation. Application window: Sept 20-29. Online trainings Sept 14 & 20. More info: https://mn.gov/deed/business/financing-business/deed-programs/emergency-programs/main-street/

LegalCORPS Training

LegalCORPS’ Inventor Assistance Program will be hosting an online program on filing a provisional patent application on Wednesday, September 29th at 5:30PM. This will be a live presentation so questions are welcome and answered live by the presenting patent attorney. […]

Entrepreneur Fund

Congratulations to the Entrepreneur Fund, the SBA’s MN Microlender of the Year! For more info on the Entrepreneur Fund’s business financing programs, please contact Sandy Voigt at (320) 735-6033. https://www.entrepreneurfund.org

SCORE Webinar

Our friends at SCORE are holding a free webinar: Accounting 101: Using QuickBooks Online on Sept. 22nd at 9:00 AM. For more info or to register: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=5vk8e5cab&oeidk=a07eiieeku1ca364888&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

Business Culture

Some tips on how to improve your business’ culture and retain your employees: https://www.inc.com/jim-schleckser/7-ways-you-might-be-destroying-your-culture.html

Inventors & Entrepreneur Club

Partners in East Central MN, The East Central MN Inventors & Entrepreneurs (I&E) Club returns from its summer vacation on Tuesday, September 28th. The September meeting will be held in a hybrid format:  in-person at the East Central Energy Auditorium […]

Veterans Service Officer

Erica Bliss is Kanabec County’s Veterans Service Officer. She can help provide guidance and assistance to veterans, their spouse / survivors and dependents, including help with applying for veterans benefits and transportation to the VA Health Care System. To connect, […]