Meals on Wheels of Loveland and Berthoud Celebrate 50 Years

Meals on Wheels of Loveland and Berthoud (MOW-LB) has been serving meals in our community since 1968. In 2017 the program served just over 77,000 meals, in addition to the roughly 24,000 meals prepared for Loveland’s Community Kitchen. The program primarily serves community members who are age 60 and over and are homebound. However, it’s […]

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Avoid the pitfalls that can derail your business

To kick off National Small Business Week I asked some people working in business development to tell me what pitfalls they would avoid that could derail a business. “’Pad’ your initial request – don’t ask for the moon but ask for enough to get the business operating and ramped up fully including any money to […]

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LBDC Consultant Spotlight – Charlie Morris

The Loveland Business Development Center is fortunate to have Charlie Morris join our team of business consultants providing free counseling to our clients. Charlie is a seasoned professional in the retail industry. Charlie Morris has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business. He has worked in retail in various positions for the past 48 years. Positions included […]

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LBDC Consultant Spotlight – Franklin Taggart

The Loveland Business Development Center welcomes new business consultant, Franklin Taggart, to our team of professionals who have been there done that. LBDC clients are able to meet with our consultants by registering on the website: www.lovelandbusiness.com (under Consulting tab). The sessions are free and we encourage our clients to meet with several consultants. Franklin […]

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LBDC Consultant Spotlight – Dr. Kathryn Plummer

One of the benefits that Loveland Business Development Center clients receive from the program is the opportunity to meet with business consultants who are experts in their fields. The sessions are free and we encourage our clients to meet with several consultants. Dr. Kathryn Plummer has recently joined the LBDC consultant team. She has been […]

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LoCo Think Tank Group to Begin at the LBDC

Curt Bear, founder of LoCo Think Tank (Local Community Think Tank) has four Think Tank groups meeting in Fort Collins. Curt will be starting a new Loveland group in February 2018. This new group will be meeting at the Loveland Business Development Center located in the Loveland Chamber of Commerce building. If you haven’t heard […]

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CEF Launches Small Business Loan Program for Veterans – VALOR

The Loveland Business Development Center (LBDC) has received notification that the Colorado Enterprise Fund (CEF) is launching a new small business loan program for veterans. The loan program, created to support U.S. military veterans and Gold Star Families (surviving spouses and children of veterans) in Colorado, will officially launch on Veteran’s Day, November 11, 2017. […]

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2017 Loveland Business Appreciation Breakfast

Kudos to the City of Loveland Economic Development staff for a job well done with this year’s Loveland Business Appreciation Breakfast. Kelly Jones, Economic Development Director, kicked off the event by acknowledging her team’s efforts. Annette Gilbert, Cindy Mackin and Beata McKee each received a beautiful bouquet of flowers. The theme of the event was […]

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Retail Strategies Panel at the LDP Business Alliance Breakfast

The LDP Business Alliance is a business advocacy and advisory group under the Loveland Downtown Partnership. One of the benefits of joining this group is their monthly breakfast held on the last Friday of the month. If you want to get up to speed on the happenings of downtown Loveland, the LDP is the place […]

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