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YSU to Hold ‘Boots to Business’ Seminar

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The deadline is Friday to register for “Boots to Business,” a free business seminar for veterans, active and reserve military and their spouses. The event takes place June 24 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on the campus of Youngstown State University.

The Ohio Small Business Development Center, YSU’s Veterans Resource Center and the Williamson College of Business Administration have partnered to offer the program, which aims to help participants bring their business ideas to life. The agenda will introduce available business education options and networking opportunities.

YSU President Jim Tressel will provide the opening remarks for the seminar, to be held in Room 3423 of Williamson Hall. There is no charge for the program; lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Topics include cultivating a business idea, financial analysis of the project, funding sources and the basics of a business plan. Representatives of economic development agenices and lenders will be available to offer additional information and resources.

Talmer Bank and Huntington Bank are co-sponsoring the program.

To register, visit www.ysu.edu/sbdc-itac. The registration deadline is Friday. For more information, contact Patricia K. Veisz at pkveisz@ysu.edu.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.