SCORE Sets 2013 Small Business Seminar Program
The Sandhills chapter of SCORE, a service organization providing free management assistance to small businesses, has announced the winter-spring, 2013 edition of its popular program of free seminars for small businesses.
This six-seminar series, to be held on Tuesdays beginning Jan. 22, is jointly sponsored by SCORE and the Small Business Center at Sandhills Community College Each seminar will be conducted by an experienced business person selected by SCORE.
The series, called "Business Basics," will be conducted from 6 to 9 p.m. and runs through Tuesday, Feb. 26, at Sandhills Community College. The schedule and topics for the six seminars are:
n Jan. 22 - The right stuff
n Jan. 29 - Great Beginnings
n Feb. 5 - Business Plan
n Feb. 12 - Marketing
n Feb. 19 - Accounting
n Feb. 26 - How to Get a Business Loan
As in previous years, SCORE will award $75 cash as an advertising stipend to every business owner who attends the five consecutive seminars starting with "Great Beginnings" on Jan. 29 through Feb. 26. Details on this cash award are available on the Sandhills SCORE website, www.sand hillsscore.org/seminars.
Register for the seminars by calling the Small Business Center at Sandhills Community College at (910) 695-3938.
Complete information on each of the seminars, as well as other services available at no cost from SCORE, can be obtained by going to the SCORE website, www.sandhillsscore. org.
SCORE is a nationwide nonprofit association of experienced business professionals who provide free, confidential counseling to small business owners. The Sandhills Chapter is active in counseling, mentoring and presenting free business seminars.
Anyone wishing to speak to a SCORE counselor is asked to register as a client at www.edmisscore.org/ 0364.
In addition to counseling by appointment, the Sandhills chapter of SCORE has drop-in service, for those who have registered, from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays and Fridays at the Moore County Chamber of Commerce building on U.S. 15-501 in Southern Pines.
The phone number is (910) 692-3926.
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