It’s a busy world today and people often don’t have the time to listen to what a stranger may have to say. Especially if that person is trying to sell them something, regardless of whether what they are selling is a product, service, an idea or a request for funding to research what the effect of shrimps on treadmills would be to the oceanic environment.

So to help local small-business owners and entrepreneurs make the most of what little time they may have to attract new customers, the Copperas Cove Economic Development Corporation hosted a class on the “30-Second Elevator Pitch” during the monthly evening workshop Wednesday. | 254-501-7554

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