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Bladen Community College
Building Two-upstairs Room 203
Dublin, NC

Phone: 910.879.5572
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The Small Business Center Network, comprised of 58 Small Business Centers throughout North Carolina, supports the development of new businesses and the growth of existing businesses by being a community-based provider of training, counseling, and resource information.

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Twice a year, the center offers the following “How to” seminars:

Start a Business - Learn the basics to getting your business up and running

Write a Business Plan - blueprint for your business; most lenders require one

Market Your Business - techniques that will get your business noticed

Taxes and Record-keeping - ins and outs of the how and why on records

Financing and Funding Your Business - how to get the money you need


Contact the Small Business Center:

Todd Lyden, Director
7418 NC Hwy 41W | Dublin, NC 28332
Email:  tlyden@bladencc.edu 
Phone: 910.879.5572
Fax: 910.879.5569

Bladen Community College-  an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution

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Events

Please register online for any of the following NO COST seminars!

Start-up Assistance

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
What your nonprofit does--your programs--is the hig hest priority for any nonprofit manager. revenue generation is the second . New ways for nonprofits to raise revenue spring int o existence every year, but where those funds come from stays pretty much t he same year after year. There is also a basic inventory of methods th at should form the back bone of your fundraising efforts. These are, litera lly, your "bread and butter." Come and learn more of “How to put the fun ds into your Fundraising efforts.” • Ten essentials you need to know concerning Fundrais ing. • Tips Concerning o Individual Funding o Better Fundraising • 8 Ways to Raise 2,500 (or More) in 10 days (or less ). • Writing a Donation letter that Seals The Deal • Ongoing VS Episodic Funding • What Does an Online Donor Look Like
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Starting your own business may seem like a daunting task, but it’s not too hard if you take it step by step. Learn the steps you need to take to make your dream become a reality.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
There are steps to successfully start a new business. Learn what considerations must be made and how to take actions to improve your chances. This seminar is perfect to follow up with other SBC workshops. You may also receive free counseling to follow up as well.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Comprender los fundamentos de la creación de una empresa en este seminario que te lleva desde la idea a la oportunidad. Aprender estrategias clave para la puesta en marcha, financiación y comercialización, así como información importante sobre cuestiones legales, licencias, zonificación, operaciones, y mucho más. Darse cuenta de la importancia de una auto-evaluación y la forma de evaluar la viabilidad de su idea de negocio. Descubre los recursos disponibles para ayudarle a iniciar y operar su negocio con éxito. Understanding the basics of starting a business in this seminar that takes you from the idea to the opportunity. Learn key strategies for implementation, financing and marketing as well as important information on legal issues, licenses, zoning, operations, and more. Realizing the importance of self-evaluation and how to assess the feasibility of your business idea. Discover the resources available to help you start and operate your business successfully.
Saturday, January 28, 2017 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Bring your board members, or potential board members, directors and volunteers. Issues covered during our time together will include . . . Grant Writing 101 1. Planning; deciding what type of grant is needed 2. Preparation; gathering all the information needed to include in a grant 3. Introduction to a Project Logic Model used in present grant proposals.
Monday, January 30, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Join us at this two-hour seminar designed to provide basic information to individuals who are thinking about starting a business. This information includes business planning, financing, licensing, and evaluating one’s entrepreneurial aptitude. Attendees will be given packets of information that will allow them to begin the process of starting a business.
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Location

7418 NC Hwy 41 W
Dublin, NC 28332

Building Two

upstairs Suite 215

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