Anyone interested in starting a new business can get helpful advice and make useful contacts at the "MI-SBTDC Entrepreneurial Series: Guide to Starting a Business,” a free business start-up seminar jointly sponsored by the Public Libraries of Saginaw, the Small Business and Technology Development Center, the Saginaw County Chamber of Commerce, and Saginaw Future, Inc.
This 3-hour seminar will be held on Wednesday, August 15 at 1 p.m. at the Hoyt Library, 505 Janes, and is free of charge. For more information, contact Lynn Heitkamp at the Hoyt Public Library, 755-0904, ext. 822 (or use the library's T.D.D. services for the speech and hearing impaired at 755-9831). Registration is encouraged. Telephone the MI-SBTDC Region 5 office at 989-686-9597 or visit www.misbtdc.org/region5 and click on training.
The seminar will cover the basics of starting a new business such as financing, creating a business plan, and community resources. It is aimed at people interested in starting a business. Participants will receive free handouts and learn about community agencies that can help.