Diamond Credit Union is sponsoring SCORE’s latest workshop series, “How to Start and Operate a Small Business.” This seminar is scheduled to be presented from 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. on four consecutive evenings beginning on November 7. All classes will be held at the Tri County Area Chamber of Commerce Conference Center, 152 E. High Street, Suite 360 in Pottstown.
Presented by SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business, this four-part workshop is for those who are considering starting a business as well as those who are currently operating a small business.
The workshop sessions are as follows: 1. Sources of Information and the Tax and Legal Implications of the Different Legal Structures, November 7. 2. The Business Plan and The Business Loan, November 14. 3. Sources of Market Information; Marketing, November 21. 4. It’s All About Profit, December 5.
The instructors for this workshop series are local business partners and experienced SCORE counselors. Tap into their expertise to gain practical, real-life information on how to start and operate a small business. The instructors are as follows: Don Havas, President of Applied Technology and Sciences, Inc; Jeff Kofsky, President of Higher Vision Coaching and Counseling; James Hufford, Business Services Manager at Diamond Credit Union; William Hoke, Founder and owner of a high tech small business for 27 years; David Megay, Esq., Attorney with O’Donnell, Weiss & Mattei, PC; Scott Rakowski, CPA, of Rakowski and Company, and Carolyn Wiker, Head of Adult Services at the Pottstown Public Library.
Registration begins at 6:45 pm, and all classes start promptly at 7:00 pm. Each session costs $25. A manual on preparing a business plan will be available for $20. A special price of $100 is offered for the four classes as a package, and this includes the manual. As an added bonus, there is a 50 percent discount off the workshop fee for each additional person.
This has been an extremely successful and well-attended workshop. Early paid reservations guarantee a seat. For more information or to register, call the Pottstown SCORE office at 610-327-2673 or register online at www.pottstownscore.org.