Develop CENTS Celebrates Grand Opening

Monday, December 2, 2013

Develop CENTS will celebrate a virtual ribbon cutting ceremony for its grand opening on Tuesday.  The Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce is coordinating the event.

Since forming in January and launching its website in March, the company has worked with several nonprofits in the Chattanooga region, and has recently joined the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce. 

"We're very excited about our membership, and look forward to getting more involved with the business and nonprofit community," said David White, founder and CEO of Develop CENTS.

Develop CENTS provides technology services to nonprofit organizations and small businesses, including technical support, network engineering, server administration and web hosting.

"Develop CENTS is a huge asset to our organization," said Heather Jones, assistant director of Northside Neighborhood House.  "They are reliable and a wealth of knowledge."

CENTS is an acronym for Computing, Equipping, Networking, Training and Supporting. Mr. White, who has a B.A. in Community Development from Covenant College, has a vision to help small businesses and organizations working towards community improvement. "We are working to bridge the community development and technology gap because we speak both languages and can sensitively talk about these important issues."

For more information, contact Mr. White at 693-4234 or visit http://developcents.com. Follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/developCENTS and Twitter @DevelopCENTS.


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