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

Monday, October 12, 2015
by: Tonya Lowentritt

     HAMMOND – The Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) at Southeastern Louisiana University, the Amite Chamber of Commerce, and the Tangipahoa Parish Library 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 Amite on Tuesday, Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Tangipahoa Parish Library located at 204 N.E. Central Avenue.
     “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.
     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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