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Mar. 2, 2017
 
HCC Small Business Center to Host Seminars to Help Local Business Owners
 
WELDON, N.C. – Throughout the month of March, the Halifax Community College (HCC) Small Business Center (SBC) will host several seminars to benefit small business owners.

On March 7, the SBC will host a seminar on "How to Start a Business". This course examines in detail the development of a business plan. This class is for people who have a dream or a business idea. It is also for those just getting started in business and do not know first steps. This seminar will be held in Room 401A from 6 -9 pm.

On March 9, the SBC and the Plus 50 Program at Halifax Community College will host a seminar on "Starting Your Own Business After 50". This program is designed for individuals 50 years of age and over interested in starting their own business. This seminar will be held in Room 401A of the 400 Building at HCC. from 11 am - 1 pm.

On March 16 2017, the SBC will host a seminar on "How To Write a Business Plan". Whether you are a new business or a company in business for several years, you need to plan. This seminar will cover the basics you need to put your plan together from the questions to ask to get started to developing sales forecasts and break-even analysis. This seminar will be held in Room 411 of the 400 Building at HCC. from 6 -9 pm.

On March 23, the SBC will host a seminar on "How to Begin Website and E-Commerce Marketing and Selling". In this seminar, participants will learn details about how to create and run a business on the Internet. You don't want to miss this interactive, informative and energetic workshop. This is a basic, easy-to-understand workshop for beginners. This seminar will be held in Room 128 from 6 -9 pm. On March 29, the SBC will host a seminar on "Succession and Estate Planning for Small Businesses". The presentation will cover the following: 1. the terms "heirs property"/collective family land ownership; 2. discuss benefits and challenges of this type of landownership; and 3. how to address the challenges of this type of landownership. We will take an in-depth look at estate planning. Many people believe they do not have an "estate" for which they need to plan. Therefore, this discussion will break down the necessity of planning regardless of your asset level, including how estate planning documents can be useful while you are alive. This is a powerful workshop you don't want to miss. This seminar will be held in Room 411 from 6-8 pm.

All seminars are free of charge. However, we ask participants to pre-register at www.ncsbc.net. For more information please contact HCC SBC Director, Jerry Edmonds at jedmonds080@halifaxcc.edu or at 252-536-7274.
 
 
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Halifax Community College strives to meet the diverse needs of our community by providing high-quality, accessible and affordable education and services for a rapidly changing and globally competitive marketplace.
 
Media Contact: Molly Wallace, Director of Public Relations & Marketing, mwallace786@halifaxcc.edu, 252-538-4319