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Free Seminars for Small Businesses

Free Seminars for Small Businesses


PASADENA, Calif.—Local small business owners and entrepreneurs are encouraged to sign up today for free, two-hour seminars on “The Art of Small Business Survival” hosted by the City, the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce and the Foothill Workforce Investment Board that are designed to help local businesses be more successful.  

All seminars for the 2012-13 series are held from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at the offices of Ability First, Lawrence L. Frank Center, 201 S. Kinneloa Ave., at Del Mar, in Pasadena. 

The first seminar—“Small Business Resource Mixer”—is Tuesday, Sept. 11.  Although the seminars are free, space is limited and advanced registration is required.  Go online for topic details and registration to www.cityofpasadena.net/asbs.  You can sign up for one or all of the seminars.  For more information, call Ruth Martinez, (626) 744-7351.  

The popular Art of Small Business Survival series is a special training program offering practical, hands-on advice to those who want to start or grow their small business.  Seminars are designed to support the preparation needs of entrepreneurs, business owners and managers of small businesses with 10 employees or less.  The monthly seminars run through June 2013. 

Other topics range from understanding the resources needed to start a business, marketing, and Social Media techniques to managing debt and cash flow and a “Boot Camp” for small businesses.  A complete listing of all seminar topics and guest speakers is available online. 

For more information about the City of Pasadena, go online to www.cityofpasadena.net. 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 4, 2012, #064-12 

NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: William H. Boyer, Pasadena Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office, (626) 744-4755, wboyer@cityofpasadena.net 



Posted: 9/4/2012 04:50:00 PM
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