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June 25, 2008


The Mayor's ONE STOP BUSINESS CENTER will be conducting an informative series of FREE "Starting A Small Business" Seminars at local Houston Public Libraries.

Learn the rules, regulations, and  requirements for operating a small business.  Find out what permits, licenses, and fees are required.  Receive information on SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) counseling, free and low cost technical assistance referrals and financial resources.  

Information will also be presented on the Minority/Women/Disadvantaged/Persons with Disabilities/Small Business Enterprises  (M/W/DBE/SBE) Certification Program administered by the City of Houston's Affirmative Action and Contract Compliance Division. 

You need not be currently in  business to attend these workshops.  All participants will receive a FREE Getting  Started Packet and other materials.


2008 Schedule

Jun. 30 (MON) 6:30-8:00 PM Oak Forest 1349 W. 43rd St., 77018 832-393-1960
July 8 (TUE) 6:00-7:30 PM Henington - Alief 7979 S. Kirkwood, 77072 832-393-1820
July 12 (SAT) 10:30-12:00 PM Frank 6440 W. Bellfort, 77035 832-393-2410
July 24 (THU) 6:00-7:30 PM Smith 3624 Scott St., 77004 832-393-2050
July 26 (SAT) 10:30-12:00 PM Johnson 3517 Reed Rd., 77051 832-393-2550
Aug. 11 (MON) 6:30-8:00 PM Central 500 McKinney St., 77002 832-393-1313
Aug. 21 (THU) 6:00-7:30 PM Kendall 14330 Memorial Dr., 77079 832-393-1880
Sep. 11 (THU) 6:30-7:45 PM Montrose 4100 Montrose, 77006 832-393-1800
Sep. 16 (TUE) 2:00-3:30 PM Young 5260 Griggs Rd., 77021 832-393-2140
Sep. 20 (SAT) 11:00-12:30 PM Mancuso 6767 Bellfort, 77087 832-393-1920
Oct. 7 (TUE) 4:30-6:00 PM Scenic Woods 10677 Homestead, 77016 832-393-2030

For more information, contact the One Stop Business Center at (832) 393-0954.  You can also obtain information by visiting the following websites:

The One Stop Business Center's Free Workshops are presented in collaboration with the Houston Public Library and Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE). 

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