Illinois Small Business
Development Center at WIU

Dan Voorhis


University of Illinois Extension is pleased to offer this resource to connect entrepreneurs with business service providers in the area. The purpose of the web site is to help create an entrepreneurial-friendly community with open doors for new businesses and current business expansions.

Special thanks to Kathleen Brown, Extension specialist in community and economic development with University of Illinois Extension’s Macomb Center for leading this project in conjunction with the USDA RCDI program to make this publication possible.

The original publication was developed by Erik Pages from EntreWorks Consulting. The work of the North Carolina Rural Entrepreneurship Development System (EDS) collaborative project funded by W.K. Kellogg Foundation and led by the NC rural economic Development Center (Rural Center). The publisher has granted permission for Illinois to adapt the publication for their use.

“This work is supported by the USDA Rural Development under grant number USDA 2007-NTN1-4.” USDA Rural Development, Rural Community Development Initiative Grant with the support of University of Illinois Extension in the College of ACES.”

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