Support Local Restaurants with Delivery!

With the closure of local restaurant dine-in options, it’s more important than ever to utilize delivery services to help these businesses stay afloat, as well as the drivers who are often contract employees. If you’re doing your part and social distancing, there are still ways that you can support the local economy that provides our community with so much flavor! Many of the largest delivery services are stepping up to help people stay safe and support our local economy in big ways.

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Small Business Disaster Preparedness

Updated as of March 23, 2020, 3:45 pm The Loveland Business Development Center in conjunction with the Colorado SBDC Network is here to help businesses who have been affected by recent disasters in Colorado including response to the current health crisis. Our consultants and partners including the SBA provide services to assist with disaster loan […]

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Small Business and International Health Crisis: Business Preparedness vs. Freaking Out

Business Preparedness & Continuity Aikta Marcoulier  March 11, 2020 Do you remember how it felt after Waldo Canyon Fire, the Black Forest Fire, and the floods following our regional disasters? If you were a small business, you might still be feeling the after effects. Recovery takes a long time, especially in a community that relies on […]

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The LBDC Welcomes Kat Rico as Program Director

Kat Rico brings a wealth of experience to her role as Program Director, including 8 years as a local business owner. Through Silver Rose Retro, she created custom dresses with a vintage flair, did bridal alterations, and worked directly with her customers to bring their sewn creations to life. Kat has a strong operation and […]

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Beau and Belle Littles, Nageuret Reusable Swim Diaper Announced as Finalist in NCW 2019 Eco-Excellence Awards

Beau and Belle Littles’ Nageuret Reusable Swim Diaper has been named a Finalist for Natural CHILD World’s [NCW] Magazine’s, Eco- Excellence Awards, honoring sustainable and socially responsible products. Beau and Belle Littles is a Loveland, CO based business. Public voting has begun and will be open until July 31. NCW will name the 2019 award […]

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Owners of Wordsmith Wood Shop blend ‘creative skills’ with customer service

Loveland area couple Gib and Lisa Coalwell made a few wooden boxes decorated with sayings but a large order put a toll on their small laser engraver. The owners of Wordsmith Wood Shop needed to hire staff, get three more engravers and quickly learn manufacturing on a large scale. The couple blends handcrafted wood and […]

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Growth, Infrastructure and Regionalism

In 2011, with community and elected official support, the Windsor Economic Development Department was formed. The department is currently made up of two economic development professionals who focus on primary employment, retail and being the business ombudsman (business advocates). Windsor’s growth has continued to increase exponentially in both residential and commercial for the past few […]

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Kure’s Ginger Beer – National Small Business Week Business Spotlight

Kure’s Craft Beverage Co. was launched in 2017 in Loveland, CO with the goal of bringing the best ginger beer made with real ingredients to the market. The idea of starting a business in the craft beverage world started shortly after I moved to Colorado from Illinois in January 2010. I had been enjoying craft […]

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