Colorado’s New Food Safety Regulations Go into Effect January 1, 2019

Here’s what you need to know Americans eat out on average five times a week according to the National Restaurant Association. There isn’t necessarily a correlation between eating out and getting sick; however, a report in 2014 analyzed 10 years of data from the CDC and concluded that people are twice as likely to become […]

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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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Loveland restaurateur Clay Caldwell brings multiple eatery concepts to downtown

Small business owner Clay Caldwell, who brings three different restaurant experiences to downtown Loveland, embodies the entrepreneurial spirit of National Small Business Week, which recognizes the important contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners April 29-May 5. Downtown restaurant owner Clay Caldwell brings his love of food and people to Loveland’s core by offering […]

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Tracie Reeves-Hartman combines catering, café experiences at Fresh Plate

Small business owner Tracie Reeves-Hartman demonstrates an entrepreneurial spirit by bringing catering services and a downtown café to Loveland through her Fresh Plate Café & Catering concept, something to be celebrated during National Small Business Week. The Loveland Business Development Center will be spotlighting a couple of businesses during this week.   About National Small […]

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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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