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By Times Staff Writer
Published May 16, 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, or SCORE, 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 noon 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 from 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

"Financial Resource Center" in the Staples Business Resource Center at the Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce, 1130 Cleveland St., Clearwater, offers research materials, computer facilities and counseling for businesses seeking financial information and/or assistance. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, Tuesday and Thursday; and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday. For appointments or information, call 727 461-0011 or e-mail brc@clearwaterflorida.org

"Introduction to Business Startup" 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 registration or information, call (727) 893-7146.

"Managing a Small Business - Part 2" 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. This is the second of a two-part workshop. Attendees are required to attend both workshops. For registration or information, call (727) 893-7146.

"Ten Steps to Starting a Business" workshop, by SCORE, will be from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Clearwater Airport Business Center, 4707 140th Ave. N, Room 101. For information and reservations, call (727) 532-6800.

"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.

"Food Manager Certification" workshop, by the Florida Division of Hotels and Restaurants, will be from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the St. Petersburg Business Assistance Center, 33 Sixth St. S, Suite 301. A review of the Food Manager Certification Program and the requirements for the exam. Cost is free to businesses registered with the Division of Hotels and Restaurants and $10 for nonregistered businesses. For registration or information, call toll-free 1-800-704-1076.

"Florida Sales Tax Program" workshop, by the Florida Department of Revenue, will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the St. Petersburg Business Assistance Center, 33 Sixth St. S, Suite 301. For information, call (727) 893-7146.

[Last modified May 13, 2005, 18:52:02]


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