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Business briefcase

Calendar

By Times Staff Writer
Published October 31, 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, analyze 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" sessions, by SCORE, provide 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 and Thursday, and by the University of South Florida Small Business Development Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday at the St. Petersburg Business Assistance Center, 33 Sixth St. S, Suite 301. For registration or 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 visit 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., Clearwater. 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" sessions, by the Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce, SCORE, the 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, 727 461-0011, ext. 222, or e-mail glytle@clearwaterflorida.org

"Business Loan Counseling and Assistance" sessions, by the Tampa Bay Black Business Investment Corp., are by appointment only at the St. Petersburg Business Assistance Center, 33 Sixth St. S, Suite 301. To schedule an appointment or for information, call (813) 274-7925.

"Sales Tax" workshop, by the Florida Department of Revenue, will be from 10 a.m. to noon today and from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Clearwater Service Center, 19337 U.S. 19 N, Suite 200. For information, call Larry Fast at (727) 538-7155.

"Manage Your Money, Build Your Wealth," first of a three-part series by Pinellas County government through the Pinellas County Extension, will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at Park Station, 5851 Park Blvd., Room 101, Pinellas Park. Advance registration is required, and participants must attend all three sessions. For registration or information, call (727) 582-2113.

"Smart Start Your Business" workshop, by the Hillsborough County Small Business Information Center, will be from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday at College Hill Branch Library, 2607 E Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Tampa. For information, call 813 276-2164 or visit www.hcplc.org

"Financial Resources for Your Small Business" workshop, by the Hillsborough County Small Business Information Center, will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at College Hill Branch Library, 2607 E Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Tampa. For information, call 813 276-2164 or visit www.hcplc.org

"Financing Your Business" seminar, by the Pinellas County Business Development Center, will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday at the EpiCenter, 13805 58th St. N, Suite 1-200, Clearwater. For information, call 727 453-7200, e-mail businesshelp@siliconbay.org or visit www.siliconbay.org

"How to do Business with the City of St. Petersburg" workshop, by the city of St. Petersburg Small and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program and the Purchasing Department, will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the St. Petersburg Business Assistance Center, 33 Sixth St. S, Suite 301. For registration or information, call (727) 893-7146.

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

"Buying and Selling Your Business" workshop, by SCORE, will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the St. Petersburg Business Assistance Center, 33 Sixth St. S, Suite 301. For registration or information, call (727) 893-7146.

[Last modified October 29, 2005, 02:47:07]


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