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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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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Loveland Business Owners Give Their Top Business Tips

The Loveland Chamber of Commerce has a significant interest in small business owners. In fact, 75% of Loveland Chamber members are small business owners. As we near National Small Business Week, April 29–May 5, 2018, we will be spotlighting a couple of those small business owners. To start the conversation, the same question was asked […]

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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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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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