MaineStream offers free Business 101 sessions

    Thinking of starting a business? Business 101, a free one-hour workshop, provides an overview of the pros and cons of operating a microenterprise, what a business plan is, why it is needed, and resources for business development assistance. Topics covered will be being an entrepreneur, business success, professionalism, business plan, networking, resources, budgeting and planning, credit and a review of upcoming classes and workshops. business plan, marketing, credit, record keeping, financials and cash flow, as well as, many other topics.

    Business 101 will be on the web Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 9 a.m.; in Bangor on Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 6 p.m. at Penquis, 262 Harlow Street; in Lincoln Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 6 p.m. at Penquis on Main Street; and in Dover-Foxcroft on Wednesday, Sept. 24 at 6 p.m. at Penquis, 50 North Street.
    These workshops are free, but participants are asked to please pre-register — if you are taking a webinar please register 24 hours in advance so the materials can be emailed.
    To register for the classes go to www.MaineStreamFinance.org and click on “Register” located in the upper right hand corner and then on “Classes and Workshops”.
    For more information contact Microenterprise Consultant James Macomber at Facebook at IWW Incubator Without Walls of Eastern Maine; www.Maine-StreamFinance.org or email jmacomber@penquis.org or call 1-800-215-4942 ext. 2476.

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