A Small Business Workshop Series: Starting and Operating a Local Business


Are you hoping to start a business? Or do you need some support with your
existing business? We have the information you need. The Riverside
Renaissance Movement and the East Providence Public Library present: "A
Small Business Workshop Series: Starting and Operating a Local Business."
This is a 3-part series led by the South Eastern Economic Development
(SEED) Corporation held on Thursday evenings from March 15th to 29th, from
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM, at the Riverside Branch Library. It is open to the
public and free of charge.

The workshop series will be led by Jessica Mello, Business Assistance
Officer at SEED Corporation, and each session feature a local Riverside
small business owner to provide a real-life perspective:

March 15th – Business Plans with Ruarri Miller of The Apiary, Contracting
and Real Estate Investment Services.

March 22nd – Funding with speakers from local East Providence banks.

March 29th – Operations and Accounting with Brian Dwiggins of Borealis
Coffee Company and Phil Tirrell of Weichert Realtors, Tirrell Realty.

Advance registration recommended; call 401-433-4877, sign up online at
http://class.RiversideRI.org, or stop by the Riverside Branch Library to
sign up in person.

Event Dates
Thursday from Thursday, March 15, 2018 through Thursday, March 29, 2018
Event time
6:30 PM
Cost / donation
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