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From: neal valley <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Mon, Oct 13, 2014 at 12:22 PM
Subject: Reminder Free "Starting a (Food) Business" workshop this Friday
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Apologies for any cross-postings,

This is just a reminder that Allen Neighborhood Center's next workshop of the 2014 Food and Farming Workshop series is this Friday October 17th from 1-3PM.

Please RSVP, and direct questions to Exchange Manager, Neal Valley at: 517.999.3923 or [log in to unmask]


Starting a (Food) Business 
Presented by Tom Donaldson, Regional Director, Michigan Small Business Development Center

Allen Market Place, 1629 E. Kalamazoo St. Lansing, MI 48912

This free workshop is for individuals who are considering self-employment, or are at the beginning stages of starting their business. Designed with a special eye towards starting businesses in the food sector, and delivered in a workshop format, this introductory session helps aspiring entrepreneurs assess their abilities to lead and manage a company, as well as evaluate market and sales potential for their products/services. The basics of business ownership are introduced, along with resources available to help launch new ventures in Michigan.