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Jump Start Your Business program at Red Mountain Library by quotes

Jump Start Your Business program at Red Mountain Library

City of Mesa Library

For Release: March 6, 2007

Contact: Marcie Andrews

Red Mountain Library

480-644-3582 Tel

“Jumpstart your business” program at Red Mountain Library

Anyone starting or running a small business can learn about free community resources at the “Jumpstart Your Business: Free Business Resources” program, Tuesday, March 20th, 6:30-8:30pm at Red Mountain =

Library, 635 N. Power Road in Mesa.

The free evening workshop will feature presentations and information from many local resources, including the Small Business Administrations (SBA), SCORE Counselors to America’s Small Business= , Small Business Development Center (SBDC), Self-Employment Loan Fund (SELF), Mesa’s Office of Economic Development and the City of Mesa Library. Following the presentations, participants can meet one-on-one with representatives and learn how to use the library’s business databases f= or business and marketing research. It’s a program designed to help local=

business start-ups and those running or expanding become more successful.=

No registration is necessary.

For more information about this program and the library, call 480- 644-2207, or visit

Asian Pacific American Business Expo Scheduled for Nov. 4 by quotes

 Asian Pacific American Business Expo Scheduled for Nov. 4

Entrepreneurs, business owners and large corporations interested in establishing or expanding work with the Valley’s Asian Pacific American community are invited to the 11th annual Asian Pacific American Business Expo, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Phoenix Convention Center’s new West Building, Third and Adams streets.

Mayor Phil Gordon will open this year’s event which features more than 100 small business information booths, entertainment, refreshments and door prizes. The event’s major sponsors include the city of Phoenix, Honeywell, SCF Arizona and the Asian Chamber of Commerce.

The expo encourages and enables business and banking partners to connect with the growing Asian community, as well as allows businesses and industries to tap into the Asian Pacific market. The expo also offers cultural discoveries and exchanges of Asian food, language, music, dance and costume.

Admission is free. For more information, call 602-495-5509.