Veterans and active members of the military, Guard, Reserve and their families can discover how they can start or expand their small business by attending a free seminar from 6 to 7:30 pm. Monday, March 26 at the Austintown Public Library. Call 330-744-8636 to make a reservation as seating is limited.
The "Growing Opportunities for Veterans & Aspiring Entrepreneurs" seminar, part of a series of veteran-focused small business events throughout northern Ohio, is being presented by the Business and Investment Center of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration.
The seminar will cover various topics, including veteran-focused certifications available, federal and state government contracting, and business financing. Representatives of SBA's Cleveland District office, the Procurement Technical Assistance Center and the regional Veterans Business Outreach Center will be on hand to provide veterans with information regarding the full array of entrepreneurial programs available to assist them.