The Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center is proud to announce the launch of the Friday Lunch Series starting on Friday, May 1, 2020. The no-cost online webinar series is designed to help regional small businesses improve recovery and resilience as part of SBDC’s Small Business Response efforts.

“The first four webinars of our Friday Lunch Series are planned and ready for registration,” said Aikta Marcoulier, Pikes Peak SBDC Executive Director. “Our first webinar, this Friday is, ‘Navigating the Paycheck Protection Program – a CPA’s perspective’. “This topic has been the focus of many calls and emails from our small business community, so we encourage all who can, to join us,” said Marcoulier.

Other scheduled topics in the series include: Navigating Online Sales, May 8; Top 5 Ways to Stay Resilient, May 15; Recruiting and Retaining Employees, May 22. All Webinar’s run from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

For more information and to register please visit SBDC Facebook page and website Numerous other workshops and resources are listed. All workshops are free for the month of May.

“Friends of the SBDC network are focusing on resiliency; It’s great to be part of such an impactful team,” said Marcoulier.

The Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center is located at the Catalyst Campus for Technology and Innovation at 559 East Pikes Peak Ave., Suite 101, in downtown Colorado Springs. The Pikes Peak SBDC offers business consulting and training to assist existing and new small businesses in El Paso and Teller counties. For more information about the SBDC and services it offers, visit or call 719-667-3803.

Pikes Peak SBDC disaster mitigation programs and expert consultation draw on experience helping the region recover from two major fires and a flood. Learn more at:

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