ST. CLAIRSVILLE – The Community Improvement Corporation (CIC) and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will be holding open office hours in St. Clairsville and have partnered with the Barnesville Chamber of Commerce to hold open office hours in Barnesville s Thursday this week.

Open Office Hours are for anyone exploring the idea of starting a business or anyone who has a business but needs advice. Hour are:

• 9:00-noon hours will be at the CIC office at 117 E. Main St., St. Clairsville.

• 1:00-4:00 hours will be at the Barnesville Chamber of Commerce, 130 W. Main St., Barnesville (inside the BMV office).

These services are provided at no cost to the public thanks to other funding mechanisms.

For general questions, feel free to contact the CIC at 740-695-9678 or via email at

The CIC is a non-profit corporation and has been dedicated to economic development in Belmont County since 1962.

The Ohio SBDC Network is the premier technical assistance program for Ohio’s small businesses.