Chris Wooldridge http://wkms.org en Disaster Recovery Plans Available for Downtown Murray Businesses http://wkms.org/post/disaster-recovery-plans-available-downtown-murray-businesses <p>Most downtown Murray businesses are <a href="http://wkms.org/post/downtown-murray-open-business-after-building-collapse">open after Saturday’s building collapse</a>, but road closures and safety concerns have led to talk of business disaster recovery plans.</p><p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 22:50:39 +0000 John Null 38891 at http://wkms.org Disaster Recovery Plans Available for Downtown Murray Businesses New $500k Microloan Program for Small Businesses http://wkms.org/post/new-500k-microloan-program-small-businesses <p>A new half-million dollar microloan program is seeking small businesses and entrepreneurs in the region. Marta Elliot, Purchase Area Development District Business Lending Director, and Chris Wooldridge, District Director of Murray State's Small Business Development Center, have partnered to bring awareness of this new loan available from the Small Business Administration and speak about it with Kate on <em>Sounds Good.</em></p><p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 21:51:13 +0000 Kate Lochte 38655 at http://wkms.org New $500k Microloan Program for Small Businesses During Holiday Shopping Season, Small Businesses Get Their Own Day http://wkms.org/post/during-holiday-shopping-season-small-businesses-get-their-own-day <p></p><p>An alternative to Black Friday starts Saturday, focusing on much smaller businesses for holiday shopping.</p><p>Murray State Small Business Development Director Chris Wooldridge said Small Business Saturday is an initiative to support mom and pop stores who don’t have the reach of large retailers. Fri, 29 Nov 2013 12:30:00 +0000 Whitney Jones 36797 at http://wkms.org During Holiday Shopping Season, Small Businesses Get Their Own Day Initiative Focuses Shoppers on Local Retailers for the Holiday http://wkms.org/post/initiative-focuses-shoppers-local-retailers-holiday <p></p><p>Many holiday shoppers rush out for Black Friday, but an initiative for local businesses is urging people to visit smaller shops on Saturday. Holiday shopping is crucial for many businesses as they recover from a rough economy. Small Business Saturday is an effort to encourage shoppers to check items off their gift list within their communities. Wed, 21 Nov 2012 17:21:05 +0000 Whitney Jones 24788 at http://wkms.org Initiative Focuses Shoppers on Local Retailers for the Holiday Speaker's Corner: Chris Wooldridge on The Wooldridge Monuments http://wkms.org/post/speakers-corner-chris-wooldridge-wooldridge-monuments <p>Chris Wooldridge made a presentation about Mayfield's Wooldridge Monuments for the July 24, 2012 meeting of the Jackson Purchase Historical Society at Mayfield's City Hall.</p><p><a href="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wkms/files/201210/Restoration%20to%20Wooldridge%20Monuments.pdf">Restoration to Wooldridge Monuments (pdf)</a></p><p><a href="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wkms/files/201210/Chris%20Wooldridge%20Presentation%20PowerPoint.ppt">Chris Wooldridge Presentation PowerPoint (ppt)</a></p><p> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 20:34:53 +0000 Kate Lochte 23185 at http://wkms.org Speaker's Corner: Chris Wooldridge on The Wooldridge Monuments