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Southeastern LSBDC to host seminar for military entrepreneurs

Contact: Tonya Lowentritt


     HAMMOND – The Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) at Southeastern Louisiana University, along with the Hammond Chamber of Commerce, and SCORE, are hosting a seminar for military entrepreneurs on Nov. 10.
     “Starting and Financing Your Veteran Owned Business,” is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon at the Southeast Louisiana Business Center at 1514 Martens Drive in Hammond. The program is free and pre-registration is requested.
     The program is co-sponsored by the Southeastern Student Veterans Association, a newly formed university organization of student military veterans and family members.
     Sandy Summers, assistant director of the Southeastern SBDC, said the program topics include writing a business plan, sources of funds for start-up and expansion, small business resources, and required licenses.
     “This workshop is highly recommended for veterans and military families interested in determining the feasibility of their business ideas, planning to start or having recently started a small business, those seeking a small business loan or wanting to learn more about business planning,” Summers said. “Special focus will be placed on financing for veteran-owned businesses.”
     For more information or to register, contact LSBDC Southeastern at 985-549-3831 or

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