2019-10-23 19:18:45

Veterans, military spouses and others in business who want to learn more about starting or growing a business are invited to attend the Veterans in Business seminar offered by the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Missouri S&T the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and Phelps County Bank.  

The Veterans in Business seminar will be held from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, at Columbia College, 550 Blues Lake Parkway, Rolla, Missouri. Registration is required. Visit vetbiz2019.eventbrite.com to register. The seminar is free and includes lunch.

“Taking advantage of the resources available and learning
about best practices are pivotal for business owners and entrepreneurs to
succeed,” says Travin Shelton, business development specialist at Missouri
S&T. “We are excited to partner with the SBA and Phelps County Bank during
National Veterans Small Business Week to share those resources and explore
business successes and failures with current veteran business owners.”

Attendees will hear personal stories from veteran business
owners and learn about local resources, including the Small Business Administration, Veteran
Business Resource Center and the Small Business Development Center at Missouri
S&T. Much of the information is relevant to all small businesses,
but the seminar also covers items of interest specific to veteran-owned small
businesses. Although the event is focused on veterans, anyone may attend.

For more information, contact Travin Shelton at sheltontt@mst.edu or 573-341-6272. Missouri
S&T’s SBDC provides business counseling and assistance to aspiring
entrepreneurs and small businesses in the areas of management, new business
creation, business acquisition, business sales, marketing, financial analysis,
human resources, operations management, succession planning and technology
commercialization. Most services are provided at no cost.

SBDC is a University of Missouri Extension partner and part
of the Missouri SBDC statewide network, which is funded in part through a
cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. For more
information about workshops, resources and programs offered by Missouri
S&T’s SBDC, visit ecodevo.mst.edu.

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