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Small Business Development Center urges shoppers to patronized local businesses this holiday season


CANTON - The SUNY Canton Small Business Development Center (SBDC) celebrates 15 years serving St. Lawrence County. In that time, business advisors have worked directly with 4,959 businesses, helping them to invest $67,474,262 in the area’s economy, and create or save 1,661 jobs. One-on-one counseling is free of charge, with a broad base of assistance from startup, through development and succession planning.

The SBDC is encouraging consumers to patronize local small businesses this holiday season, and on Small Business Saturday.

The following businesses are being featured as ‘Success Stories’ in the retail sector of their client base this year. Read more at

Susan’s Stitches, Rensselaer Falls,

Elliot’s Farm and Home Supply, Winthrop,

Tony’s Canvas, Massena,

Potsdam Agway, Potsdam,

Farrand’s Flowers & Events, Ogdensburg,

Glow Skincare and Spa, Canton,

Coakley’s ACE Hardware, Canton,

Rebecca’s Designs and Alterations, Ogdensburg,

Maple Run Emporiums, Potsdam,

Shoulette’s Redemption Center, Canton,

Carbino’s Jewelry and Diamond Center, Ogdensburg,

The New York Small Business Development Centers are a partnership program with the SBA, administered by the State University of New York. You can reach the Canton office at (315)386-7312 or, located in Wicks Hall at SUNY Canton.

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