Southeastern to host event for starting veteran-owned businesses

Monday, October 24, 2016
by: Tonya Lowentritt

     HAMMOND – The Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) at Southeastern Louisiana University will present the seminar “Starting and Financing Your Veteran-Owned Business” in Hammond on Tuesday, Nov. 1, from 9 a.m. –12 p.m.
     Co-sponsored by Northshore SCORE, the seminar will be held at the LSBDC Southeastern main office, located at 1514 Martens Drive.
     “This workshop is highly recommended for veterans and military families interested in determining the feasibility of their business idea, planning to start or have recently started a small business, seeking a small business loan, or wanting to learn more about business planning,” said Assistant Director of Southeastern’s SBDC Sandy Summers. “Special focus will be placed on financing for veteran-owned businesses.”
     Summers said topics of discussion include writing a business plan, sources of funds for start-up and expansion, small business resources, and required licenses.
     There is no cost to attend the event; however, pre-registration is preferred, as seating is only guaranteed for registered attendees.
     For more information, contact LSBDC Southeastern at 985-549-3831 or Online registration is available at

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