Monday March 7, 2011

Next Small Business Training Class to Begin in April

Micro-Enterprise training program grooms entrepreneurs

    For those interested in expanding or starting a small business in Oswego County, the next micro-enterprise program small business training class is scheduled to be held each Tuesday from April 5 through May 24.

    The classes will be held from 6-9 p.m. at the SOVAC Training Center, Gertrude Drive, Central Square.

    The program is coordinated by the City of Fulton Community Development Agency, City of Oswego Community Development Office, SUNY Oswego Office of Business and Community Relations and Operation Oswego County to provide guidance and support to people interested in starting or expanding a small business.

    The program provides a 24-hour small-business training program that covers such topics as how to write a business plan, how to obtain financing, accounting and tax issues, business insurance, legalities, marketing, and other basic business start-up issues.

    Classroom training is provided by OBCR small business advisers Larry Perras and John Halleron, as well as other area business professionals.

    Graduates of the program are eligible to apply for up to $25,000 in low-interest financing to expand or start their business in Oswego County.

    Tuition for the program is $200 and includes all materials. Scholarships are available for households within low- to moderate-income guidelines as established by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

    The remainder of the micro-enterprise training schedule is as follows:

    • June 13-18: Oswego Falls Business Center, 163 S. First St., Fulton, 6-9:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.;

    • Saturdays, Sept. 17, 24 and Oct. 1, 8, 15: SUNY Oswego Phoenix Center, Oswego County Industrial Park (off of exit 14 on 481), Phoenix, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.; and

    • Nov. 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17: 118 Rich Hall, SUNY Oswego, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    For more information, or to register for a class, call 312.3492.

    To download a program or scholarship application, visit www.oswegocounty.org/micro.html.

Oswego County Business Magazine
Issue 164

Issue 164
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Success Stories

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My Turn

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Newsmakers

News Briefs on Local Businesses & Business People

Economic Trends

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