Illinois Small Business Development Center

at Illinois Valley Community College

Success Stories

On October 24, 2013, the Illinois Small Business Development Center at IVCC hosted an event to recognize successful entrepreneurs that utilized the SBDC services.The award winners received a trophy and were each recognized during a breakfast event held at Deer Park Country Club in Oglesby, IL. Over 100 people attended this special event. Our Keynote Speaker was Seattle Sutton, who started Seattle Sutton's Healthy Eating. Our Entrepreneur of the Year was awarded to Mark Wenzel, owner of August Hill Winery and Illinois Sparkling Co.

The award winners were: Breakfast of Champions 2013

We look forward to the Breakfast of Champions 2014. Stay tuned for more information.

Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration; in cooperation with the Upper Illinois River Valley Community Development Corporation and Illinois Valley Community College