Press Release - Detail
For immediate release Friday, Feb. 3, 2017
CONTACT: Roy L. Williams                                
Director of Public Relations             
Birmingham Public Library                          
Phone: (205) 226-3746 cell (205) 568-0067                        
What: Steps to Starting Your Business
When: Monday, Feb. 6, 2017
Time: 12-1 p.m.
Where: Central Library, Linn-Henley Research Library, Arrington Auditorium, 4th floor
Central Library to host Steps to Starting Your Business workshop on Monday, Feb. 6
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama-If you have dreamed about becoming an entrepreneur, make plans to be at the Central Library in downtown Birmingham on Monday, Feb. 6, 2017.
The Birmingham Public Library, in conjunction with the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) and the City of Birmingham’s Office of Economic Development, will once again be hosting the popular seminar Steps to Starting Your Business in 2017. The seminar is scheduled to be held on the first Monday of each month from February to June, 12 to 1 p.m., in the Arrington Auditorium,  located on the 4th floor of the Linn-Henley Research Library.

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Each seminar will cover the same topics, but those who are interested are welcome to attend more than one day. Topics covered will include crafting a vision statement, identifying sources of funding, determining the legal structure of your business, devising a business plan, and investigating sources of business and economic information. Please register for the seminars by contacting Valencia S. Fisher in the Economic Development Office at or by phoning (205) 254-2799.

Seminar presenters will be veteran mentors from the local chapter of SCORE. SCORE is a national nonprofit association consisting of volunteers with business skills and experience who want to share their knowledge with prospective entrepreneurs and small business owners. For over 50 years, SCORE mentors have helped millions of Americans start and grow their own businesses.

For further information about the seminars or about resources available at the Birmingham Public Library relating to small business development, please contact Jim Murray in the Central Library’s Business, Science and Technology Department at or by phoning 205-226-3691.  
Upcoming Dates for future Steps for Starting Your Business workshops:
Monday March 6, 2017
Monday April 3, 2017
Monday May 1, 2017
Monday June 5, 2017
Time: 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Place: Central Library, Arrington Auditorium
For additional information about the programs and services of the Birmingham Public Library, visit our website at and be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter @BPL. The mission of Birmingham Public Library is to provide the highest quality library service to our citizens for life-long learning, cultural enrichment, and enjoyment. This system—with 19 locations and serving the community for 130 years—is one of the largest library systems in the southeast.
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