What Women Need to Know to Start a Business - Workshop open to area women entrepreneurs

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Monica Braun, monicab@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 643-2673
Elisha Smith, elishas@cfra.org, Phone: (402) 687-2103 ext. 1007

Lyons, NE - A no-cost workshop and luncheon invites all women interested in starting a business to come and learn about what skills and tasks are necessary to be successful. The event is presented by the Center for Rural Affairs Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) Women’s Business Center, U.S. Small  Business Administration and the FDIC.

Starting Up - What Women Need to Know to Start a Business, will be held on August 23 at the Edith Abbott Memorial Library in Grand Island.
“Starting a business is a daunting task,” says Monica Braun, REAP WBC Director. “We want to help those interested in starting up to have information and resources that will help them succeed.”
This half-day conference offers two breakout sessions presented in both English and Spanish which feature topics on whether owning a business is a good fit and managing cash flow in your business.
The workshop will also include a “Lender Panel” made up of Mike Marsh, Lender Relations Specialist with SBA; Griselda Rendon, REAP Loan Specialist with REAP-WBC; and Mirta Delgado, Banker with Five Points Bank.
(Click here for a list of sessions.)
What: Starting Up - What Women Need to Know to Start a Business
When: Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Where: Edith Abbott Memorial Library, 211 N Washington St., Grand Island, Neb.

Deadline to register is Aug. 17. To register or for more information contact Monica Braun at monicab@cfra.org or (402) 643-2673.
The workshop is brought to you by the REAP Women's Business Center, Small Business Administration and FDIC. All entrepreneurs welcome!
For more information on the Center for Rural Affairs or these events go to - www.cfra.org - or call (402)687-2100.
The REAP WBC is a program funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All SBA funded programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and/or limited English proficiency (LEP) will be made if requested in advance.