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posted May 13, 2009, 6:13 AM by Ryan Anderson
The City of Lake Worth, in conjunction with the Lake Worth Community Redevelopment Agency, the Lake Worth Chamber of Commerce and the Lake Worth Resource Center invites the general Public to a free professional Business Development Workshop at the Lake Worth Municipal Golf Course Clubhouse (One 7th Avenue North) this Friday, May 15, 2009. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

The comprehensive workshop is designed to assist local businesses expand their opportunities and Survive the economic slowdown. Representatives from the Counselors to America's Small Business (SCORE), the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and the Office of Small Business Development Centers (SBDC), the Business Loan Fund of the Palm Beaches, the Lake Worth Building Department, The Greater Lake Worth Chamber and City of Lake Worth will be giving lectures and answering Questions. The Mobile Business Assistance Center (MAC) vehicle will be available at the event in the Morning and in the downtown area, in the afternoon, to provide additional information and resources.

For more information, contact the Lake Worth Community Redevelopment Agency at 561-493-2550 or via email at Seating is limited.

The Lake Worth Resource Center (1121 Lucerne Avenue) will host an Emerging Entrepreneur Workshop Targeted for anyone interested in starting a business, or has an existing business and needs help. This Workshop will be available in English and Spanish.

Thursday, May 21st 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon
How to Get Up and Running - Diana Delhumeau, Certified Business Analyst

For more information on this workshop, contact the Lake Worth Mentoring Center at 561-366-9440 or via email at

Additional Workshops will be held at the Greater Lake Worth Chamber of Commerce (501 Lake Avenue).
Monday, May 18 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
How to Get Free Press for Your Business - Phil Scruton, Small Business Development Center

Tuesday, May 19 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon
Bidding on Government Contracts - Mike Bell, Small Business Development Center

Wednesday, May 20th 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Quickbooks Overview/Tutorial - Ted Deret, Deret Financial

Friday, May 22nd 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Marketing Your Business in a Tough Economy - Greta Schulz, Proactive Training

For more information on the additional workshops hosted by the Chamber of Commerce,
Contact 561-582-4401 or via email at Reservations are required.