Business briefs for May 24, 2011

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, May 24, 2011

PowerSouth preps for hurricane season

Hurricane season begins June 1, and as always, safety is PowerSouth’s number one priority. A company-wide Emergency Response Plan thoroughly details preparation and restoration guidelines for natural disasters.

“Every employee involved in emergency response knows their role and executes the plan accordingly,” said Larry Avery, PowerSouth vice president of Power Delivery. “We hold annual drills to ensure things operate as smoothly and effectively as possible.”

Small business workshop set for June

TROY— A representative from the Small Business Development Center at Troy University will visit the Andalusia Area Chamber of Commerce Tues., June 6, to provide free counseling.

The counseling is available from 9:30 a.m. until noon.  Call 222-2030 to set up an appointment.

Troy University’s SBDC provides the counseling services monthly at the chamber’s resource center, which is maintained by the Small Business Administration.

In addition, a small library of various government publications is maintained at the center.

Publications will not be available for distribution, however, forms for ordering the publications will be provided.