Earlier this week, the UHN Administration received notice that the Tribe was successful in its application to the US Department of Education's Rural Business Enterprise Grant Program. The purpose of the grant is to provide "Starting A Business" classes and workshops for tribal citizens residing within the UHN Service Area to determine if they are ready to begin a small business. The Service Area encompasses St. Mary, Terrebonne, Lafourche, Jefferson, Plaquemines and St. Bernard parishes. ..
On May 1st the Saktce-Ho’ma Opportunity Fund, (SOF) met with various tribal business owners to discuss their business needs. Executiv Director, Rob Lieb was able to make some assessments, and is now providing technical assistance with those owners. The meeting provided Rob with a range of business questions from technical assistance and trainings needed to sustain and grow a small business, to entrepreneurship, accounting, business planning to a specific market analysis. ..
Charles Gaiennie of the W.L. Gaiennie Company is teaching a weekly series of free workshops focused on marketing and business development every other Tuesday through July 29. The classes, listed below in the attached flyer, are sponsored by Terrebonne Parish Library and SCORE. ..
The Saktce-ho'ma Opportunity Fund (SOF) met on Tuesday of this week and Executive Director Robert Lieb laid out an aggressive plan for beginning services. The initial plan is to launch 3 initiatives. ..