PSU Hosts Economic Development Discussion with N.H. 2nd District Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster

January 11th, 2013 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.–Plymouth State University hosted a January 11 meeting of local, state and congressional officials in discussing Grafton County’s economic development efforts. The main focus of the meeting was the future of the Enterprise Center at Plymouth (ECP), now under construction at 149 North Main Street, which is a business incubator supporting entrepreneurship, small businesses and economic development in central New Hampshire by providing services to new and existing businesses.

PSU President Sara Jayne Steen, left, and N.H. 2nd District Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster.

The Grafton County Economic Development Council (GCEDC) is providing the physical location and building, using $2 million in federal, state and corporate funding; PSU is providing staffing, along with business and consulting services, making the ECP a “one stop shopping” location for businesses throughout the region seeking advice and counseling.

The group included 2nd District Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster, Executive Councilor Ray Burton, GCEDC Executive Director Mark Scarano and GCEDC board President Bill Webb, Enterprise Center Director Michael Tentnowski, N.H. General Court Representative Suzanne Smith, (D), Grafton District 8 and PSU President Sara Jayne Steen.

For more information on this story, contact PSU News Services Manager Bruce Lyndes at 603-535-2775.

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