Florida Tech’s Bisk College of Business sponsors Restaurant Recovery Webinar

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The restaurant world isn’t easy in the best of times, but the past two years have tested even established businesses.

“Obviously, the labor shortage has been the thing that has affected my peers as much as anything,” said Drew McLeod, owner of Savour in Tallahassee, and a chapter president and state board member for the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association.

Add COVID-19 closures, supply chain issues, rising labor costs and increasing customer expectations into the mix, and restaurant owners can feel like they’re swimming alone in gator-infested water.

But help is available. McLeod will be part of a panel of business and legal

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Florida Tech’s weVENTURE Women’s Business Center Receives New Small Business, Urban Development Grants

weVENTURE WBC was awarded a $171,000 grant

As the resurgent COVID pandemic rattles the economy once again, Florida Tech’s weVENTURE Women’s Business Center has received two doses of federal funding that will help it assist more small businesses in their time of need. (Florida Tech image)

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – As the resurgent COVID pandemic rattles the economy once again, Florida Tech’s weVENTURE Women’s Business Center has received two doses of federal funding that will help it assist more small businesses in their time of need.

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced in late August that weVENTURE WBC was one of 14 women’s business centers nationwide to receive grants as part of the Women’s Business Centers Resiliency and Recovery Demonstration Grant under the SBA’s Office of Women’s Business Ownership (OWBO).

weVENTURE WBC was awarded a $171,000 grant.

“During the pandemic, our Women’s Business Centers have played an integral

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Florida Tech’s weVENTURE Women’s Business Center to Host ‘IMPACT Summit’ Aug. 26

One lucky attendee will go home with a custom-designed diamond necklace

WATCH: The weVENTURE Women’s Business Center at Florida Tech’s Bisk College of Business will convene its annual IMPACT Summit leadership development event from 2-5 p.m. CLICK HERE to register and for more information.

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – The weVENTURE Women’s Business Center at Florida Tech’s Bisk College of Business will convene its annual IMPACT Summit leadership development event Thursday, Aug. 26, at the Crowne Plaza Melbourne, from 2-5 p.m.

Professional women from across all industries are invited to come together for an afternoon featuring three inspiring speakers and break-out sessions, followed by a networking reception on the oceanfront deck.

Appreciating the value of lessons learned the hard way is only possible if we give ourselves time to reflect and learn from them. That is why the theme for the IMPACT Summit is, “No Pressure, No Diamonds.”

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