ISBDC Open Office Hours Dec. 6

isbdc acronym tagFrom 11:30 am – 2:00 pm this Friday, December 6, Gary Brownlee from the Indiana Small Business Development Center (ISBDC) will host open office hours for those interested in learning more about his organization’s free services available to entrepreneurs and small business owners. Brownlee will be hosting hours in the board room of the Duneland Chamber of Commerce, located at 220 Broadway in historic downtown Chesterton, Indiana.

The ISBDC was created to “help entrepreneurs start stronger, grow faster and work smarter.” Towards those ends, the ISBDC offers free, one-on-one, confidential business consulting to help entrepreneurs through the process of starting or growing their businesses. Brownlee, our area’s ISBDC advisor, can provide free consulting for the following services: Accounting and Record Keeping; Business Acquisition and Sale; Business Start-up; Cash Flow Analysis; Financial and Business Analysis; Human Resources Management; Loan Packaging; Market Research; Marketing and Sales; Operations; Sources of Credit and Financing; Strategic Planning; and Technology Transfer.

To learn more about the Indiana Small Business Development Center, please visit For more information about Brownlee’s open office hours on December 6, please contact the Duneland Chamber of Commerce at (219) 926-5513 or send a message to The favor of an RSVP is encouraged.

The Duneland Chamber of Commerce is a catalyst organization committed to ensuring that its member communities are vibrant places to live, work and play. Through service to the towns of Beverly Shores, Burns Harbor, Chesterton, Dune Acres and Porter, the Chamber provides a unified voice for robust community-building events, meaningful educational programming and smart economic development in the Duneland area. For more information, please visit