LSBDC to hold seminar in Greensburg on starting, financing a small business

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
by: Tonya Lowentritt

HAMMOND – The Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) at Southeastern Louisiana University will host a free seminar designed to help individuals interested in starting a business.

The seminar, titled "Starting and Financing Your Business Idea," will take place in Greensburg on Tuesday, April 21, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Northshore Technical Community College (NTCC) Florida Parishes Campus.

"This workshop is highly recommended for all individuals interested in determining the feasibility of their business ideas and for those planning to start or who have recently started a small business. It would also be helpful for anyone seeking a small business loan or wanting to learn more about business planning," said Sandy Summers, assistant director of the Small Business Development Center.

Topics to be covered include writing a business plan, sources of funds for start-up and expansion, small business resources, and required licenses.

Consultants from Southeastern's Small Business Development Center will be available for one-on-one appointments on the afternoon of April 21 at the NTCC Florida Parishes Campus. Contact the LSBDC at or 985-549-3831 to schedule a meeting time.

Although there is no cost to attend, seating is only guaranteed for pre-registered attendees. To register or for more information, call (985) 549-3831. Online registration is also available at

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