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By Times Staff Writer
Published June 27, 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 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 Pasco-Hernando Chapter 439, will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today and Thursday at the Pasco-Hernando SCORE office in the Bank of America building, 6014 U.S. 19 N, Suite 302, New Port Richey. For information, call 727 842-4638 or e-mail www.score439.org

"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 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Staples Business Resource Center, 1130 Cleveland St. For appointments or information, call the chamber at 727 461-0011 or visit www.clearwaterflorida.org under Business Assistance, E-mail Business Counseling.

"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

"Business Counseling" by the Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce, SCORE, USF Small Business Development Center and the Small Business Administration, will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday and Friday at 1130 Cleveland St., Clearwater. For information, call Genea Lytle at 727 461-0011, ext. 222, or e-mail glytle@clearwaterflorida.org

"Business Planning" workshop, by SCORE and the Tampa Bay Black Business Investment Corp., 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.

"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.

"Financing Your Business: Lunch & Learn" session, by the Tampa Bay Black Business Investment Corp., will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the St. Petersburg Business Assistance Center, 33 Sixth St. S, Suite 301. Bring your lunch and learn about small-business financing. For registration and information, call (727) 893-7146.

"Women & Minority Certification" workshop, by USF Small Business Development Center, will be from 2 to 4 p.m. today at USF's Downtown Center in the Tampa Port Authority Building, 1101 Channelside Drive, Room 111. For registration or information, call (813) 905-5800 or visit sbdc.usf.edu.

"FAR (Examing the Federal Acquisition Regulation)" class, by the by USF Small Business Development Center, will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at USF's Downtown Center in the Tampa Port Authority Building, 1101 Channelside Drive, Room 111. Cost is $15. For registration or information, call (813) 905-5800 or visit sbdc.usf.edu.

"Developing a Business Plan" workshop, by SCORE, will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Clearwater Airport Business Center, 4707 140th Ave. N, Room 101. For information or reservations, call (727) 532-6800.

"Ten Steps to Starting a Business" workshop, by the Pinellas Chapter of SCORE and the Tarpon Springs Library, will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Tarpon Springs Public Library, 138 E Lemon St. For registration or information, call (727) 943-4922.

"SBA Loans" workshop, by the USF Small Business Development Center, will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday at USF's Downtown Center in the Tampa Port Authority Building, 1101 Channelside Drive, Room 111. For registration or information, call (813) 905-5800 or visit sbdc.usf.edu.

"SBA Programs and Services-Access to Capital" workshop, by the U.S. Small Business Administration, 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.