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September 4, 2009

Northeast Louisiana rural development receives boost from free workshops through September

The University of Louisiana at Monroe College of Business Administration will present a series of business training workshops through September, aimed at rural economic development throughout northeast Louisiana.

Workshops are scheduled in Bastrop, Winnsboro, and St. Joseph, and will be taught by highly qualified faculty from the ULM College of Business with private sector, small business experience and knowledge.

The free workshops listed below are designed to help entrepreneurs and small business owners start or grow their businesses:

Bastrop: Bastrop Visitor’s Center
124 N. Washington St.
Sept. 15, 5:30-8 p.m., “Getting Your Business on the Internet”

Winnsboro: Princess Theater
Princess Room, 714 Prairie St.
Sept. 8, 6-8 p.m., “Finding Customers & Selling More”
Sept. 17, 6-8 p.m. “Legalities of Starting a Business”
Sept. 22, 6-8 p.m. “Internet 101 for Your Business”

St. Joseph: Tensas Parish Community Center
107 Arts Drive
Sept. 4, 5:30-7:30 p.m., “Learn Microsoft Office for Business”
Sept. 11, 5:30-7:30 p.m., “Legalities of Starting a Business”
Sept. 18, 5:30-7:30 p.m., “Leadership for Business Owners”
Sept. 23, 5:30-7:30 p.m., “Personal Selling”
Sept. 28, 5:30-7:30 p.m., “Managing the Bottom Line”

Call 318-342-1152 for more information or pre-register at:

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