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Business briefcase

Calendar

By Times Staff Writer
Published February 7, 2005


"Business Resource Center" sessions, featuring personal computers with Internet access, business software, graphic workstations, CD-ROM technology, interactive videos and an extensive business reference library for research and planning, are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Friday at the St. Petersburg Business Assistance Center, 33 Sixth St. S, Suite 301. For information, call (727) 893-7146.

"Business Assessments," by the Service Corps of Retired Executives, analyzes how well a business is planned, financed, structured, organized, controlled and managed. Businesses will receive reports on 16 areas with recommendations for improvements. To schedule an assessment at the St. Petersburg Business Assistance Center, 33 Sixth St. S, Suite 301, call (727) 893-7146.

"Business Mentoring," by SCORE, provides long-term one-on-one assistance to business owners at the St. Petersburg Business Assistance Center, 33 Sixth St. S, Suite 301. For information, call (727) 893-7146.

"Business Counseling" sessions, by SCORE, will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at the St. Petersburg Business Assistance Center, 33 Sixth St. S, Suite 301. For information, call (727) 893-7146.

"Business Counseling" sessions, by the University of South Florida's Small Business Development Center, will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday at the St. Petersburg Business Assistance Center, 33 Sixth St. S, Suite 301. For information, call (727) 893-7146.

"Business Counseling" sessions, by SCORE, will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, Wednesday and Friday at the Pasco-Hernando SCORE office in the Bank of America building, 6014 U.S. 19 N, New Port Richey. For information, call (727) 842-4638.

"Confidential Custom Business Counseling" sessions, by SCORE, will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today through Friday at the Clearwater Airport Business Center, 4707 140th Ave. N, Suite 311. For information or appointments, call SCORE at (727) 532-6800.

"Confidential Extended Mentoring and Custom Business Counseling" sessions, by the Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce, will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today and Thursday and 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Staples Business Resource Center, 1130 Cleveland St., Clearwater. For appointments or information, call the chamber at 727 461-0011 or visit www.clearwaterflorida.org under Business Assistance, E-mail Business Counseling.

"Customized Business Plans" sessions, by the Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce, will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today and Thursday at the Staples Business Resource Center, 1130 Cleveland St., Clearwater. For appointments or information, call the chamber at 727 461-0011 or e-mail brc@clearwaterflorida.org

"Business Loan Counseling and Assistance" sessions, by the Tampa Bay Black Business Investment Corp., will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at the St. Petersburg Business Assistance Center, 33 Sixth St. S, Suite 301. For information, call (727) 826-5785.

"Managing a Small Business - Part One" workshop, by SCORE, will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the St. Petersburg Business Assistance Center, 33 Sixth St. S, Suite 301. For information, call (727) 893-7146.

"Lunch & Learn: Small Business Financing" session, by the Tampa Bay Black Business Investment Corp., will be from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the St. Petersburg Business Assistance Center, 33 Sixth St. S, Suite 301. Bring your lunch. For information, call (727) 893-7146.

"Ten Steps to Small Business Success" workshop, by SCORE, will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the St. Petersburg Business Assistance Center, 33 Sixth St. S, Suite 301. For information, call (727) 893-7146.

"How to Start a Business" seminar, by the Pinellas County Business Development Center, will be from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at the center, 14010 Roosevelt Blvd., Suite 704, Clearwater. For registration and information, call the center at 727 453-720 0 or e-mail businesshelp@siliconbay.org

"How to Write a Business Plan" workshop, by the USF Small Business Development Center, will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the St. Petersburg Business Assistance Center, 33 Sixth St. S, Suite 301. For information, call (727) 893-7146.

"How to Start a Business" workshop (in Spanish), by the Hispanic Business Initiative Fund, will be from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the St. Petersburg Business Assistance Center, 33 Sixth St. S, Suite 301. For information, call (727) 893-7146.

"Como Empezar un Negocio (How to Start a Business)" seminar in Spanish, by the Hillsborough County Small Business Information Center, is at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at College Hill Branch Library, 2607 E Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Tampa. For information, call (813) 914-4028.

"How to Successfully Start a Small Business" seminar, by SCORE, will be from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the SunTrust Bank Conference Center, 6128 U.S. 19 N, New Port Richey. Cost is $20. For information, call Stu May at (352) 688-6903 or SCORE at (727) 842-4638.

[Last modified February 4, 2005, 19:19:02]


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