Veterans Encore Entrepreneurship Event Hosted at UMW Center for Economic Development

Area veterans attended the Veterans Encore Entrepreneurship event at the UMW Center for Economic Development on Veteran’s Day. Veterans Dianna Flett, Army Lt. encore entrepreneurshipCol. (Ret.) and Ian Denny, USMC Cbt. Engr. (Ret.) shared their experiences in opening businesses in the Fredericksburg area. Both encouraged the prospective owners to do their homework and to take advantage of the resources offered by the UMW SBDC before taking the plunge into business ownership. Dianna Flett noted, “As veterans we have unique skill sets and a unique mindset that focuses us on mission accomplishment. Our focus and drive is truly battle tested.” For more information on the SBDC please see SBDC-UMW.com .

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