WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Pendleton County

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WVSBDC offers small business workshop in Pendleton County

Register for Aug. 28 session on business fundamentals

FRANKLIN, W.Va. — A workshop on “Business Fundamentals” is scheduled for 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 28, in Pendleton County. The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business Development Center (WVSBDC) training and business coaching program Three Step Jump Start to help small business owners receive the right information at the right time. The workshop will be held in the Pendleton County Economic Development Authority conference room, Pendleton Business Center (Old Hanover Building), 100 Thorn Creek Road, Franklin.

The workshop is co-sponsored by the Pendleton County Economic Development Authority.

Three Step Jump Start helps entrepreneurs and small business owners in West Virginia accelerate their potential success by learning the structure and services provided by WVSBDC. The first step is to view the Three Step Jump Start video on the agency’s website, www.wvsbdc.org

Individuals can then attend the Business Fundamentals workshop, designed specifically for startups and new businesses. The workshop provides essential information on what an entrepreneur needs to know to start a business successfully. Registration is required by Tuesday, Aug. 26. To register, call B. Ludewig at 304-530-4964.

After completing the workshop, interested entrepreneurs or business owners may schedule an appointment with WVSBDC for one-on-one coaching sessions. WVSBDC coach Beth Ludewig can provide assistance with business plan development, financial statement preparation, cash flow analysis and other services.

The WVSBDC is part of the West Virginia Development Office and creates economic impact through offering entrepreneurs and small businesses cost-effective business coaching and technical assistance. The West Virginia SBDC is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. The WVSBDC is an Accredited Member of America’s SBDC network.


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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 7, 2014
CONTACT: B. Ludewig, 304-530-4964