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    These workshops cover the basic information needed to start a business such as business and marketing plans, financing, types of organizations, and rules and regulations.

    Offered at various locations throughout the Southern Alleghenies region, the workshop lasts approximately 3 hours.  Pre-registration is required at least two business days in advance.

    Workshops are subject to rescheduling due to enrollment; in this event, every effort will be made to contact you in advance. The normal $15.00 fee is being waived by the SBDC due to donations from AmeriServ Financial. To register, please contact the Saint Francis University SBDC at (814) 472-3200 or email us at sbdc@francis.edu.

    The First Step: Pre-Business Planning Workshops

    BLAIR COUNTY

    ABCD Corporation
    Devorris Center for Business Development,
    3900 Industrial Park Drive, Altoona, PA

    November 8 ......................... 9 am - 11 am

    CAMBRIA COUNTY (2 Locations)

    Saint Francis University SBDC
    117 Evergreen Drive, Loretto, PA

    August 29 .............................  5 pm - 7 pm
    September 26 .........................  5 pm - 7 pm
    October 24 ..............................  5 pm - 7 pm
    November 28 …….…………………  5 pm - 7 pm

    JARI Center for Business Development
    160 JARI Drive, Johnstown, PA

    August 14 .............................9 am - 11 am

    BEDFORD COUNTY

    Bedford County Chamber of Commerce
    203 S. Juliana St., Bedford, PA

    September 6 ....….................... 9 am - 11 am

    SOMERSET COUNTY

    Somerset Trust Historic Conference Room
    131 N. Center Avenue, Somerset, PA

    October 17 …..….................... 9 am - 11 am