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Rockingham County Community College Small Business Center

   The Rockingham Community College Small Business Center (SBC) is located in the Advanced Technology Building on the college’s campus, room 107-P The SBC provides a range of services to small business owners, prospective owners and anyone who is determined to be a more successful and fulfilled person.
   Small businesses are vital to Rockingham County and North Carolina. More than 97% of all North Carolina businesses employ less than 100 people and over 80% of all North Carolina businesses employ 20 workers or less. The SBC helps current and prospective small businesses by offering assistance through useful information, education and training, counseling and referral.

The SBC provides the following services:
Seminars and short courses for business owners and employees
Direct one-to-one assistance for small business owners and prospective owners
Networking opportunities
A resource and information bank
Partnerships with state agencies and other groups
Training and upgrading for the employees of small businesses


Bishopric Lifelong Learning Center
215 Wrenn Memorial Road Hwy. 65
Wentworth, NC 27375

Phone: 336.342.4261 ext. 2316

Rockingham County Economic Development and Tourism

“The Rockingham County Center for Economic Development, Small Business and Tourism is the lead organization unifying the community to foster a business climate that creates jobs and opportunities for citizens leading to investment in our county.”

“To provide the best quality of life educationally, economically, and environmentally.”

For businesses seeking support or people referring clients, contact:
Shawn Gorman, Industry Specialist
Office Phone: 336.342.8363
Mobile Phone: 336.589.5685


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