Group offers workshop on starting a businessService...

Group offers workshop on starting a business

Service Corps of Retired Executives Chapter 390 has openings for its one-day workshop, "How to Start and Manage Your Own Business," scheduled for July 18 in Annapolis.


Six key steps in starting up will be presented by six experienced speakers during the program from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the second-floor Chesapeake Room of the Heritage Office Complex, 2664 Riva Road.

The fee is $35, and class size is limited to 27 people.


The SCORE chapter offers free counseling in Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles and St. Mary's counties, in addition to the workshops, for people already engaged in or thinking about starting a small business.

Information: 410-266-9553.


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