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Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd S.
Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1006
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FGCU Small Business Development Center Hosts September Workshops for Small Business Owners

FORT MYERS, FL - The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Florida Gulf Coast University hosts a series of workshops and seminars for small business owners in September.

Quick Books Series – Friday's, Sept. 10, 17, 24, Oct. 1, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at FGCU Main Campus - Lutgert Hall #4201. Cost is $199, and includes materials. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own laptops.

Forecasting 2011 – "Looking in the Rearview Mirror - Where are you?" - Tuesday, Sept. 14, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce, 17200 San Carlos Blvd., Fort Myers Beach. Cost is $20.

PB& J Brown Bag Lunch- Accounting 10 - Wednesday, Sept.15, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at FGCU Main Campus - Lutgert Hall #4201. Cost to attend is free, but reservations are required (seating is limited).

Small Business Resource Network Mixer –Thursday, Sept. 16, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Fort Myers Airport, 9931 Interstate Commerce Drive, Fort Myers. Cost to attend is $15 for members and $20 for guests.

Southwest Florida Small Business Workshop – Saturday, Sept. 18, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Cape Coral Community Redevelopment Office, 1810 NW 28th Ave, Cape Coral. Cost is $10.

Frequently Asked Questions about Starting a Restaurant/Franchise Business – Thursday, Sept. 23, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.; and 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Immokalee Library, located at
417 N. 1st Street, Immokalee. Cost is free to attend.

Managing Your Credit – Friday, Sept. 24, 9 a.m. to noon at the Charlotte County Chamber Office, 2702 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. Cost is free to attend.

5th Annual Business and Breakfast – Saturday, Sept. 25, 9 a.m. to noon at Southwest Florida Enterprise Center, 3903 Dr. Martin Luther king Jr. Blvd, Fort Myers. Reservations required Cost is free to attend.

Securing a Business Loan – Monday, Sept. 27, 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Fort Myers Library, 2050 Central Ave, Fort Myers. Cost is free to attend.

To make a reservation for any SBDC workshops visit the website at or call the main office at (239)745-3700. Contact the SBDC office if you are unable to attend.

For further information contact SBDC director Dan Regelski at (239) 745-3705.

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