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

Friday, October 14, 2016
by: Tonya Lowentritt

     HAMMOND – The Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) at Southeastern Louisiana University, with co-sponsor Northshore SCORE, will hold 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 Hammond on Wednesday, Oct. 26, from 9 a.m. to noon, at the Southeast Louisiana Business Center located at 1514 Martens Drive.
     “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.
     Representatives of Louisiana SBDC at Southeastern are scheduled guest speakers.
     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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