Marcel Korver

Marcel Korver

Enderby businesses gain access

Community Futures is providing support services to existing businesses and anyone interested in starting a business

There’s a helping hand for Enderby businesses.

Community Futures is providing support services to existing businesses and anyone interested in starting a business in Enderby.

“Community Futures is happy to be able to offer on-site services in Enderby,” said Marcel Korver, business services advisor.

“If you are looking for assistance with marketing, business financing, business planning or selling a business, I am available to meet with you on a one-to-one basis.”

Community Futures will also work closely with the Enderby Chamber of Commerce to provide workshops for entrepreneurs.

“We are looking forward to having the services available for our business community,” said Corinne Van De Crommenacker, the chamber of commerce’s general manager.

“We are excited to be partnering with Community Futures in bringing workshops and additional resources to help strengthen our small business sector.”

Korver has been an Enderby resident for 11 years and has a background in banking, accounting and business development.

The Community Futures satellite office will be open at Enderby city hall Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

“A strong business core is the heart of our economy, and Community Futures brings resources and expertise to the table that enable local businesses to thrive,” said Tate Bengtson, the city’s chief administrative officer.

“We are eager to expand our partnership with Community Futures to further the prosperity of Enderby.”

For more information, call 250-540-1263.