Wednesday, August 31, 2011

LBCC MicroBusiness Program Offers Small Business Classes

The MicroBusiness Program at Linn-Benton Community College will offer business classes for individuals interested in learning how to start or expand a small business.

The MicroBusiness series will be run three times this year, each offering small business training workshops, business counseling, technical assistance, advice on accessing capital and networking opportunities. Although the program is designed for people with low-to-moderate incomes, anyone may participate.

The first in the series will be offered at the LBCC Lebanon Center on Tuesdays starting Sept. 27 through Dec. 6. The second series will be held at the LBCC Benton Center in Corvallis during winter term, and the third series will be held at the LBCC Albany campus during spring term.

To learn more about the program, plan to attend one of the following free introductory sessions: in Corvallis on Monday, Sept. 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the LBCC Benton Center, room 107, 757 Polk Ave.; in Albany on Tuesday, Sept. 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the LBCC campus, Calapooia Center room CC-213, 6500 Pacific Blvd SW.; or in Lebanon on Wednesday, Sept. 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the LBCC Lebanon Center, room 207, 44 Industrial Way.

You must attend an introduction session in order to register for the MicroBusiness program. Fees will be based on a sliding scale depending on household income.

For more information, contact the LBCC MicroBusiness Program at 541-917-4929. To register for an introductory session, contact the LBCC Business Healthcare and Workforce Division at 541-917-4923.

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