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UMD Center for Economic Development
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We help entrepreneurs and businesses grow and succeed.
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CED is accepting nominations for the 25th Annual Joel Labovitz Entrepreneurial Success Awards! About this and more in this week's CED Newsletter...

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Read this week's CED newsletter for strategies to holiday success, how CED helped Sheet Metal Solutions on their journey to starting their business, get some tax tips and more... http://conta.cc/2hF3rt3

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Are you from NE MN or NW WI? As a consumer, how confident are you with our economy right now? Please take a few minutes to answer a brief consumer confidence survey. Your responses will help UW-S Students study this region's economic conditions and should take less than 3 minutes. This survey is part of the on going Regional Economic Indicators Forum research and we appreciate your input.

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UMD Accounting and Marketing students participating in the Fall 2015 Student to Business Initiative (SBI) Program are wrapping up their semester with presentations and recommendations for their clients.

Thank you to the businesses who participated in the Fall Semester SBI Programs:
Dubh Linn Brew Pub, Duluth 
Johnson Appliance Services
KBJR TV 6, Duluth, MN
Spirit Mountain Ski Area, Duluth
Walsh Building Design, Duluth
Wentworth Gardens, South Range
White Eagle Resort, Cook

See pictures of the participants...

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CED is one of the official drop locations accepting donations in December for the LSS Crisis Nursery (they provide free diapers to families in difficult situations). The need is great and they have a goal of collecting 40,000 diapers! Donations can be dropped at UMD CED,Monday - Friday 8:00 - 4:30, except for December 23, 24, 25 & 31. For more information email diaperdrive@aol.com
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UMD Center for Economic Development is seeking a full-time Business Consultant who will identify, assess, and develop business solutions and opportunities which will create a regional economic impact, resulting in business retention, expansions and start-ups. This position will office out of the Mesabi Range Community and Technical College and requires frequent travel around Northeast Minnesota. 

The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. To view job qualifications and responsibilities and to apply for the position, visit https://employment.umn.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/Welcome_css.jsp and search postings for Requisition Number 196688.

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Nominate a deserving business for the 23rd Annual Joel Labovitz Entrepreneurial Success Awards! Read this special edition newsletter for more information...

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Thank you to everybody who helped us fill our bin for the LSS Crisis Nursery December Diaper Drive! Today is the last day of the drive so there is still time to stop in with you donations.
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A recent survey finds most U.S. women entrepreneurs are motivated by finding a work-life balance. Read about this survey as well as three new MN DEED initiatives that can help businesses expand or improve operations in this week's CED Newsletter.
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