STARTING A SMALL BUSINESS

Got a business idea that won’t go away? Have you always had the entrepreneurial spirit but just don’t know where to start?

The Navarro College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will sponsor a free seminar on How to Start a Small Business on Thursday, August 6, from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m., at the Prosperity Bank, 500 North IH 35, Red Oak 75154.

This seminar is free but pre-registration is required, as seating is limited. To register, call the Navarro College SBDC at (972) 923-6425 or email " sbdc@navarrocollege.edu.

Robin Lasher, experienced entrepreneur and Director of Navarro College SBDC, will present the workshop and will introduce attendees to the “nuts and bolts” of starting their own small business. Attendees will explore the feasibility of their business ideas and learn the basics of registering a business, choosing a legal form of business ownership, filing proper permits and licenses, and evaluating financial options.

Navarro College SBDC is a partnership program with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

HOW TO GET GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS

Do you think your business is too small to get a government contract? Are you intimidated by all the paperwork and red tape? The Navarro College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will sponsor a workshop on Tuesday, August 18, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Prosperity Bank, 500 North I.H. 35, Red Oak, 75154.

The cost of the workshop is $25.00 and pre-registration is required, as seating is limited. To register, call the Navarro College SBDC (972) 923-6425 or email sbdc@navarrocollege.edu.

The workshop, presented by George Kitamura from the Center for Government Contracting of North Texas, will show that the government contracting process at the federal, state and local level is simple. Keys to successful bidding are in understanding the unique aspects, and how much help is available to businesses. George will begin by removing the intimidation factor, confusion and complexity and will show attendees how to succeed in government contracting.

Navarro College SBDC is a partnership program with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

THE TEXAS ROADMAP-Writing a Winning Business Plan

Have you ever heard the saying, “If you don’t know where you’re going, be careful because you might get there”? Starting a business without a plan is like going on a trip without a map. A business plan steers you in the right direction to start, build and manage your business. Attendees will receive The Texas Roadmap, a 63 page planning guide, and a copy of QuickBooks Simple Start accounting software.

On Thursday, August 27, from 10a.m. – Noon, the Navarro College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will sponsor a session on Writing a Winning Business Plan at the Prosperity Bank, 500 North I.H. 35, Red Oak, 75154.

Cost of the workshop is $20.00 and is for anyone wishing to start a business or already in business. Pre-registration is required, as seating is limited. To register, call the Navarro College SBDC at (972) 923-6425 or email HYPERLINK "mailto:sbdc@navarrocollege.edu" sbdc@navarrocollege.edu.

Robin Lasher, experienced entrepreneur and Director at Navarro College SBDC, will explore the reasons why a business plan is critical to the success of any business, especially if the business owners are looking to get a loan or an investor. Robin will explain the general format, the sections of a business plan, and what information is required for each section.

Navarro College SBDC is a partnership program with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

STARTING A SMALL BUSINESS

Got a business idea that won’t go away? Have you always had the entrepreneurial spirit but just don’t know where to start?

The Navarro College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will sponsor a free seminar on How to Start a Small Business on Tuesday, September 8, from 10 a.m. – Noon, at the Citizen’s National Bank Community Room, 310 N 9th St, Midlothian 76065.

This seminar is free but pre-registration is required. To register, call the Navarro College SBDC at (972) 923-6425 or email HYPERLINK "mailto:sbdc@navarrocollege.edu" sbdc@navarrocollege.edu.

Robin Lasher, experienced entrepreneur and Director of Navarro College SBDC, will present the workshop and will introduce attendees to the “nuts and bolts” of starting their own small business. Attendees will explore the feasibility of their business ideas and learn the basics of registering a business, choosing a legal form of business ownership, filing proper permits and licenses, and evaluating financial options.

Navarro College SBDC is a partnership program with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

THE TEXAS ROADMAP-Writing a Winning Business Plan

Have you ever heard the saying, “If you don’t know where you’re going, be careful because you might get there”? Starting a business without a plan is like going on a trip without a map. A business plan steers you in the right direction to start, build and manage your business. Attendees will receive The Texas Roadmap, a 63 page planning guide, and a copy of QuickBooks Simple Start accounting software.

On Tuesday, September 22, from 10a.m. – Noon, the Navarro College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will sponsor a session on Writing a Winning Business Plan at the Citizen’s National Bank Community Room, 310 N 9th St., Midlothian 76065.

Cost of the workshop is $20.00 and is for anyone wishing to start a business or already in business. Pre-registration is required, as seating is limited. To register, call the Navarro College SBDC at (972) 923-6425 or email HYPERLINK "mailto:sbdc@navarrocollege.edu" sbdc@navarrocollege.edu.

Robin Lasher, experienced entrepreneur and Director at Navarro College SBDC, will explore the reasons why a business plan is critical to the success of any business, especially if the business owners are looking to get a loan or an investor. Robin will explain the general format, the sections of a business plan, and what information is required for each section.

Navarro College SBDC is a partnership program with the U.S. Small Business Administration.