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Allegheny National Forest Vacation Bureau
Linda Devlin
(800) 473-9370
Works with local business to promote tourism in Northwestern Pennsylvania.  Services include: website promotion, multi-media advertising.

Appalachian Regional Commission
(202) 884-7799
A federal partnership that assists people of Appalachia to create self-sustaining economic opportunities and economic improvement in order to improve the local quality of life.

Ben Franklin Technology Partners CNP
Liz Wilson
(814) 898-6650
Stimulates economic growth through technological innovation in Pennsylvania. Provides seed funding for technology based start-ups. 

Center for Entrepreneurial Assistance-PA Dept. of Economic Development
Linda Young
Leading agency for small business development in Pennsylvania.  Consultants will assist with business questions.

Governor’s Action Team
Tim Gigliotti
(814) 871-4770
Provides low interest loans, grants, tax credits, and economic development assistance on certain projects. 

Clarion University
Small Business Development Center
Web site:
Business Related Questions: (814) 393-2060 or Toll-free 877-292-1843
Business Consulting: (814) 393-2060
Seminars: (814) 393-2060
Workshops available July-December 2005
877-292-1843 for schedule and registration

McKean County Economic Development
Sherri Geary, Director
(814) 887-3107

North Central Regional Planning and Development Commission
(814) 773-3162
e-mail contacts: or

Pennsylvania State Representative Martin Causer
(814) 362-4400
Assists in arranging community improvement programs.

Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program
(814) 898-6046
Helps businesses improve their competitiveness. Provides free technical assistance and information. 

Smethport Area Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 84
Smethport PA 16749

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford
Business Resource Center
Marcia Avey
(814) 362-0254
Offers new business assistance for start-up, or expansion planning for an existing business. Assists in the application/administration of grant monies.  Will assist small businesses, companies, and organizations toward the development of a business plan, or for research/application of grant funding.

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