TTU's Small Business Development Center to host seminar about starting a business May 19

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (May 4, 2009) – If you’ve ever dreamed of having your own business, a free seminar that will be presented this month by the Tennessee Small Business Development Center at Tennessee Tech University could help you turn that dream into a reality.
“How to Start a Business” is the title of the seminar that will be presented from 2 to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 19, at Progressive Savings Bank, located on Interstate Drive in Cookeville.
Led by Vicki Henley, director of the TTU Small Business Development Center, the seminar will address topics of interest to potential entrepreneurs and new small business owners.
Those topics include business startup basics, business structures, challenges for startups, business planning, cash needs, financing options, and more.
Although admission is free, registration is encouraged and can be done by visiting the web site at or calling the TSBDC’s office at TTU at 931/372-3648.
The TSBDC is a community outreach initiative of TTU’s College of Business, and it is among a network that operates statewide to assist the small business sector by providing free counseling to potential entrepreneurs and small business owners.
The TSBDC is partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Tennessee Board of Regents and the State of Tennessee. The support given by the U.S. Small Business Administration through such funding does not constitute an expressed or implied endorsement of the co-sponsors or participants’ opinions, findings, recommendations, products or services.
All TSBDC programs are non-discriminatory. Arrangements for persons with disabilities can be provided where possible with advanced notice. 

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