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Small Business Development Center hosts startup seminar during Small Business Week

Contact: Tonya Lowentritt


     HAMMOND – In celebration of the U.S. Small Business Administration Small Business Week 2007, May 6- 12, the Small Business Development Center at Southeastern Louisiana University and the Hammond Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring a business startup seminar in Hammond on Thursday, May 10.

     The seminar will prepare attendees for the intensive business planning process, identify major steps crucial to starting a business, discuss common pitfalls and address key issues that affect business success. Class will be held from 9am to noon at the Southeast Louisiana Business Center in Hammond.

     The event is free and open to the public. Registration is preferred. For more information or to reserve a spot, contact the Southeastern Small Business Development Center at (985) 549-3831 or

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