Entrepreneurship and small businesses are vital to the success of economic development in the Osceola Area. We believe that entrepreneurs are crucial for a thriving community and economy.
Our economic system is based upon free enterprise and the right of each person to take the risk, follow a dream, and open his/her own business. The ten pages here are designed to answer many of the questions that arise when someone begins the process of opening a new business in the Osceola Area.
Owning and operating a business can be challenging. It requires dedication, patience, a variety of skills, and of course, money. Please take the time to read the material and use it to your advantage. Knowing how to handle the challenges of opening your own business and knowing yourself is imperative to the success of your business.
The following pages are organized by topic. If this information leads to additional questions, please contact the Osceola Area Chamber.
Helping us identify additional information that should be added to this guide by sharing your suggestions will be appreciated. The more relevant information we can provide, the better we may assist you and the entrepreneurs who follow.
Best of luck in your entrepreneurial journey.
"I appreciate all the support you have given our little shop! I pray that we stay and grow in Osceola! I am seriously planning to ready my house to sell and move over! I have never before felt so good about a community and it's people! I am overwhelmed and thank God daily! "-
Karen Brown- owner of Karita's on MainStreet in Osceola