Listen now: How lakes area businesses can find help in today's economy

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A sign of encouragement in downtown Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch

Looking for help in navigating relief programs in the wake of massive economic upheaval thanks to a global pandemic?

Leaders in the Brainerd lakes area business development community joined Community Editor Chelsey Perkins Friday, March 27, to talk developments in federal and state aid to businesses over the week, ways they've seen small business leaders adapt and what makes them proud to be involved in this community.

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Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce President Matt Kilian (left), Small Business Development Center Regional Director Greg Bergman, and Brainerd Lakes Area Economic Development Corp. Executive Director Tyler Glynn.


Featured are Greg Bergman, regional director of Small Business Development Center at Central Lakes College; Tyler Glynn, executive director of Brainerd Lakes Area Economic Development Corp.; and Matt Kilian, president of Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce.

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