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

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
by: Tonya Lowentritt


     HAMMOND – The Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) at Southeastern Louisiana University, with co-sponsors Livingston Parish Library, Livingston Economic Development Council and Dixie Business Center, 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 Livingston on Wednesday, Sept. 28, from 9 a.m. to noon, at the Livingston Parish Library main branch located at 20390 Iowa St.
     “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 Capital One Bank and 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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