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The Tennessee Small Business Development Center at Tennessee Tech University will sponsor a free seminar, “How to Start a Small Business,” from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16 in the Progressive Savings Bank conference room at 1080 Interstate Drive, Cookeville.

Topics will include business startup basics and challenges, business structures, cash needs, business planning, financing options and more. The seminar will be presented by Vicki Henley, director of the TSBDC at TTU.

The seminar will be helpful for entrepreneurs thinking about starting a business or those who have been in business a short time.

For more information or to register, call 931-372-3648 or visit

The TSBDC network provides free counseling to potential entrepreneurs and small business owners and operates statewide to assist the small business community. For more information, visit the website at, or contact the TSBDC office at TTU in Cookeville by calling (931) 372-3648.

 The Tennessee Small Business Development Center 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 advance notice.