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Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce to hold session on starting a business

Session teaches how to start a business

The Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce and SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) will hold a free session, "10 Steps to Start a Successful Small Business," from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Jenkins Wing at the Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive.

The program will identify what it takes to be an entrepreneur, developing a business plan, how to manage a business and much more. Handouts will be provided to all participants.

Advance registration is required. Call the chamber at (727) 584-2321 or e-mail info@largochamber.org.

Next networking event will be at Rumba Island

The Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Business After Hours networking event from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Rumba Island Bar & Grill, 1800 Gulf to Bay Blvd., Clearwater.

The event is $10 for chamber members and $20 for non-members.

Advance registration is recommended. To register, call 584-2321 or e-mail events@largochamber.org.

SCORE to provide business counseling

The Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce is hosting business counseling services provided by SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) at it offices by appointment every first and third Thursday monthly.

SCORE counselors volunteer their lifetime experience providing assistance for people looking to start a business and for owners/managers of existing businesses. There is no cost involved. Counseling appointments can be made only by calling (727) 584-2321.

Largo/Mid-Pinellas Chamber of Commerce to hold session on starting a business 01/16/10 [Last modified: Friday, January 15, 2010 3:45pm]
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