Minden Press-Herald

Sep 30th

Program aids new entrepreneurs


Trailblazer Resource Conservation & Development (RC&D) in cooperation with USDA – Rural Development conducted and Entrepreneurial Training program at Webster Parish Library's Stewart Center on April 8.

At this workshop, attendees received an entrepreneurial information packet containing two example business plans, Powerpoint lesson (from presentation), owner's checklist for starting a new business and various other useful handouts to assist new entrepreneurs.

The presentation consisted of information on the Trailblazer Entrepreneurial Program, statistics about business failures, what it takes to be an entrepreneur, myths about running your own business, business plans, key questions to ask one's self about starting a new business, different ways to promote a business, different types of business, sources of financing and sources of assistance in getting businesses started.

Time for discussion and questions and answers was allowed during and after the program.

For more information about Trailblazer's Entrepreneurial Training Program go to www.trailblazer.org or call 255-3554.






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