May 2013

Winners announced on Ropp Triplett Business Plan Competition

Bluffton resident Rebekah Gambrell’s idea of a woman-owned aviation maintenance business is the winner of Bluffton Center for Entrepreneur’s Ropp Triplett Business Plan Competition, according to Denise Durenberger, BCE director.

Gambrel, who has a background in avionics, will receive $5,000 towards business start-up costs and a one-year BCE client program membership. She intends to launch Gildeslope Aviation, which will service the northwest Ohio avionics market.

Big Idea Contest winners announced; still time to enter Triplett Business Plan Competition

“The Hot Seat,” “Nike Cleanse,” and “Delicate and Sweet Bakery,” are the three winners of the Bluffton Center for Entrepreneur’s Big Idea Contest, according to Denise Durenberger, BCE director and assistant professor of business at Bluffton University.

The winners represent entries in the Bluffton University Division of the contest.

Bluffton Center for Entrepreneurs announce Ropp Triplett Business Plan winners

Bluffton resident Rebekah Gambrell’s idea of a woman-owned aviation maintenance business is the winner of Bluffton Center for Entrepreneur’s Ropp Triplett Business Plan Competition, according to Denise Durenberger, BCE director.

Gambrel, who has a background in avionics, will receive $5,000 towards business start-up costs and a one-year BCE client program membership. She intends to launch Gildeslope Aviation, which will service the northwest Ohio avionics market.

SCORE offers May 23 webinar on "Working Towards a Work Life Balance"

To register for this webinar go to: https://cc.readytalk.com/cc/s/registrations/new?cid=c6aotm7w49tn

SCORE, a nonprofit association helping small businesses get off the ground, kicks off Small Business Week an entire month early with this educational, information backed webinar.

“We know that many small businesses and organizations find themselves seeking the right strategies, tools and tactics to make their marketing efforts as effective as possible,” states the SCORE website.

SCORE offers a webinar titled “Working Towards a Work Life Balance,” at 1 p.m., Thursday, May 23.

Superior Energy Solutions honored by AEP Ohio

Superior Energy Solutions, LLC, of Ottawa, was recently honored by AEP Ohio, at the AEP Ohio Energy Efficient Champion Awards Luncheon for 2012.

Superior Energy Solutions, LLC, was the award winner for the Commercial Program Partners: Small Business Contractor.

Superior Energy Solutions provides commercial lighting assessments and installations, including utility company rebates for all non-residential applications. Located in Ottawa, Ohio, Superior Energy Solutions was one of the first contractors to register in the AEP Ohio Express program and completed one of the first projects in 2010.

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