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Business Workshop in Cadillac Focuses on Starting a Business


A business workshop in Cadillac will provide valuable information on starting a business. "Starting a Business” will be held November 19 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Cadillac Chamber of Commerce. Both workshops are being offered by the Northwest Michigan Small Business Development Center (SBDC).

The Starting a Business workshop is for individuals considering self-employment or in the beginning stages of starting a business. The workshop will be taught by SBDC Business Consultant Annie Olds and will help aspiring entrepreneurs assess their abilities to lead and manage a company, and evaluate market and sales potential for their products or services. Start-up costs, financing options, and business planning will be introduced, along with necessary steps to getting started.

There is no charge to attend the workshop, but pre-registration is required at: For more information, contact Tricia Stevens at 231-922-3780 or

The SBDC is a statewide business assistance program that provides one-on-one counseling, training, and research support for Michigan small businesses. The Northwest Michigan Regional office is hosted by Networks Northwest. For more information, go to:





Register online for "Starting a Business"  (Cadillac, November 19th)









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Mark Heydlauff, Charlevoix City Manager