June 13, 2008|
From: Laura Harris, Director of Media Relations
(318) 342-5447, firstname.lastname@example.org
LSBDC at ULM to offer two "Starting and Financing A Small Business" regional workshops in late June
The Louisiana Small Business Development Center at the University of Louisiana at Monroe will continue its travels in late June, presenting a "Starting and Financing a Small Business" workshop on two separate occasions, beginning Tuesday, June 24, from 6 - 8 p.m. in the Jonesboro Town Hall in Jonesboro.
The workshop will especially help individuals who have the desire to start or expand their business and don't know where to start. The "Starting and Financing A Small Business" workshop helps identify business ideas and explains the steps necessary to develop a business plan and identify sources of funds.
The workshop in Jonesboro is co-sponsored by the Town of Jonesboro, the Jackson Parish Chamber of Commerce, the Greater North Louisiana CDC, the Northeast Louisiana Economic Alliance, and the USDA Rural Business Cooperative Service.
Another "Starting and Financing a Small Business" workshop will be offered Thursday, June 26, from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Delta Bank Community Room, located at 1617 Carter St. in Vidalia.
This workshop is co-sponsored by the Town of Vidalia, the Vidalia Chamber of Commerce, the Concordia Economic Development Commission, the Northeast Louisiana Economic Alliance, and the USDA Rural Business Cooperative Service.
Preregistration is encouraged for the workshops. Please call: 318-342-1224 or register online at www.lsbdc.org/events.aspx.
About the Louisiana Small Business Development Center:
The LSBDC at ULM is proud to salute the entrepreneurs who drive this country's economy. Small businesses create most of America's net new jobs, bringing dynamic ideas, innovative services, and new products to the marketplace.
The LSBDC at ULM provides quality, no-fee, confidential, one-on-one counseling services to potential and existing business owners; provides no-fee management and technical assistance services by appointment; conducts workshops and seminars to help small business people become better managers and to keep them informed about current events and changing trends in today's business world; and maintains a resource library which includes statistical data, census figures, SBA publications, and a variety of other information.
The ULM branch is part of the Louisiana Small Business Development Center, a nationally accredited, award-winning network of nine centers statewide dedicated to helping small businesses start, grow and expand. LSBDC offers free confidential, individual consulting, low-cost training, and other specialized services.
Please call: (318) 342-1224 for more information.