City of Rochester
(Wednesday, Mar. 9, 2011) – The Business and Social Sciences Division of the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County and the College at Brockport Small Business Development Center are offering a continuing series of free programs on small business topics. The program series takes place at the Central Library in the Kate Gleason Auditorium of the Bausch & Lomb Public Library Building, 115 South Ave. and it targets aspiring and current small business owners. The 2010-2011 series began in September and continues through June of 2011.
The remaining programs offered are as follows:
Marketing Know-How for Small Businesses
Wednesday, March 16, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Jim Soufleris, Certified Business Advisor, will present on marketing for small businesses. The program will concentrate on how to maximize the promotion of your business with specific proven steps that connect you to your customers.
Time Management for Small Businesses
Wednesday, April 13, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Dave Denz, Certified Business Advisor, will present on time management for small business owners. The program covers tips and tricks for how to get more done, grow your business and reduce stress.
Small Business Startup – Doing it Right
Wednesday, May 11, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Jan Pisanczyn, Director of the Small Business Development Center, will present on starting up new businesses. The program focuses on key issues like feasibility, legal structure, financing, business plan basics and more. This program is appropriate for first-time entrepreneurs and those who have recently started a small business.
Legal Considerations for Starting a Small Business
Wednesday, June 8, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Carla Vasquez, Certified Business Advisor, and Jon Lazenby, Attorney, will present on the legal considerations for starting a business. Topics discussed will include choice of business entity, tax considerations, intellectual property, contracts and more. This program is appropriate for first-time entrepreneurs and those who have recently started a small business.
Pre-registration is requested. Those wishing to participate can register by calling the Central Library at 428-8130 or online www.libraryweb.org.
The Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County is handicapped accessible. Accommodations can be provided for disabled program participants and shall be requested at least ten business days before the program. For further information or to make a request, please contact Program Coordinator, Deborah Nevin at 428-8304.
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