Bell stresses impact of small businesses

November 24, 2011 

By BRETT DUNLAP: Parkersburg News and Sentinel 

PARKERSBURG – A national small business advocate was in Parkersburg, talking about the importance small businesses have on the nation as well as the areas where they do business

Ngozi Bell, Region III advocate with the Federal Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy in Washington, D.C., was in Parkersburg Nov. 17-18 talking with many small business owners as well as representatives from the Federal Bureau of Public Debt, the Chamber of Commerce of the Mid-Ohio Valley and the Area Roundtable about the state of small businesses in the area and across the country.

The Office of Advocacy works with federal, state and local policy makers and leaders, small business stakeholders and small businesses to help identify new issues and concerns around policy and regulations that affect small business owners. Region III comprises Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia.  More . .

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