For immediate release Thursday, April 1, 2016
CONTACT: Roy L. Williams, Director of Public Relations
Birmingham Public Library
Phone: (205) 226-3746 cell (205) 568-0067
Central Library to host several small business seminars beginning Monday, April 4
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama-The Birmingham Public Library (BPL) will host several small business seminars over the next several months beginning Monday, April 4, 2016. The seminars will take place at the Central Library, 2100 Park Place downtown.
The small business seminars are being offered by BPL in partnership with the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) and the City of Birmingham’s Office of Economic Development. The first one, “Steps to Starting Your Business,”
will be held from 12 to 1 p.m. on Monday, April 4, in the Central Library’s Arrington Auditorium, located on the fourth floor of the Linn-Henley Research Building. That same seminar will also be offered on Monday, May 2, and Monday, June 6.
Seminar presenters will be veteran mentors from the Birmingham chapter of SCORE, a national nonprofit comprised of volunteers willing to share their business knowledge and experience with prospective entrepreneurs and small business owners. For over 50 years, SCORE mentors have helped millions of business owners start or grow their business.
The seminars are free, but registration in advance is required. To register, contact Valencia S. Fisher of the City of Birmingham’s Economic Development Office by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (205) 254-2799.
The other small business seminars are as follows:
- “How to Use Legal Strategies to Protect Your Business,” presented by Josh Andrews, a Birmingham lawyer specializing in legal issues of concern to small business owners. The seminar will be offered in the Arrington Auditorium from noon to 1 p.m. on April 28, July 28 and October 27. The seminar is free, but advance registration is required. To register, go to the Birmingham SCORE website at www.birmingham.score.org and click on the seminar title in the Upcoming Events section.
- “7 Ways to Secure Your Business Data,” presented by Sawyer Solutions, a Pelham-based information technology company. The seminar will be offered in the Arrington Auditorium from noon to 1 p.m. on May 9, Aug. 8 and Nov. 14. The seminar is free, but advance registration is required. To register, go to the Birmingham SCORE website at www.birmingham.score.org and click on the seminar title in the Upcoming Events section.
For more information about seminars and other resources about small business development available at BPL, contact Jim Murray of Central Library’s Business, Science and Technology Department by email at email@example.com
or by calling (205) 226-3691.
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