Free business seminars offered at Bladen Community College

DUBLIN — The Small Business Center of Bladen Community College is offering several no-cost seminars during the month of October.

Faith-based organizations and non-profits will be interested in these Saturday seminars. The Business Side of Operating a Faith-Based Organization is offered on Saturday, Oct. 15, from 8:30 until 10:30 a.m. on the BCC main campus in building 2, room 207. It will be immediately followed by Parliamentary Procedure Made Easy, scheduled from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

The Entrepreneurs’ Academy continues to meet on the main campus on Wednesdays with the remaining four seminars scheduled from 4 to 6 p.m. Workshops meet in building 2, room 202. The series will meet on the following dates:

— Oct. 5 – Basics of Bookkeeping

— Oct. 19 – Financing Your Business

— Oct. 26 – Business Taxes

— Nov. 2 – How to Write a Business Plan

Preparing Your Perfect Pitch is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 24, from 2 to 4 p.m. in building 2, room 207, on the main campus.

The Bladen County Public Library will be hosting How to Start/Expand a Cleaning Service on Tuesday, Oct. 11, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the 111 N. Cypress Street location in Elizabethtown.

Intro to Quickbooks for Business – Part 2 is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 11, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the East Arcadia Center.

All seminars are open to the public and provided at no charge due to special funding arrangements for the Small Business Center and Bladen Community College.

To register for any of the seminars or for more information, contact Todd Lyden, Small Business Center director, at 910-879.5572 or register online:

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