News You Can Use From Your SBDC

Summer 2012

Business, Profits, Taxes, Etc.


June's articles, features and tips from Karlins & Ramey includes Starting a business? 3 Things You Must Know, The best Financial Tools for Business Owners, Tax Court Ruling Benefits Small Business Owners, 8 facts to Know if You Recieve an IRS Letter and Analyze Budget vs. Actuals.  For these articles and here

2012 Small Business of the Year nominations.


This year the Lone Star SBDC Advisory Council will be holding its 26th Annual Small Business of the Year contest. So if you know of a small business that supports the community and excels in its field why not take this opportunity to nominate them and show your appreciation. All nominations must be received no later than Wednesday August 1, 2012. For instructions and nomination forms here

New Lone Star SBDC Consultant.


The Lone Star College System Small Business Development Center has announced the addition of a new consultant. Jan Koenig joined the center earlier this month as a senior consultant and comes to the SBDC with 30-plus years of experience in finance, education, and entrepreneurship - including a period when he owned his own business.  For additional information on here.

Why building actual relationships is essential in marketing your new product or service. 

An article from our national organization; Association of Small Business Development Centers or ASBDC explains this more in detail.  Find out more by....clicking here

SBDC Training
We offer an impressive menu of training classes for new and existing businesses.


For a complete menu of training offered from June to August please here.

Lone Star SBDC Is On Facebook.

You can now "like" us on Facebook to keep up with what is going on at the SBDC.  We list upcoming trainings provided by the SBDC and/or our chamber partners as well as networking opportunities in the LSCS area.  We also share small business news.   To find us just go to

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In This Issue
Business, Profits, Taxes
SBOY Nominations
New Consultant
Relationship Marketing
SBDC Training
LSCS SBDC Facebook
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The success of your business is our only priority. Contact a Senior Consultant in your area today:
Sal Mira, Director
Lone Star College System Office
The Woodlands
Steve Hamilton
Lone Star College-Montgomery
(System Office)  832-813-6523
Lone Star College-Conroe

Don Ball
Lone Star College-North Harris
Greenspoint Center
Jan Koenig
Lone Star College-Kingwood
Karen Cavallaro
Lone Star College-CyFair
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