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WIU Offers Workshop on Starting or Expanding a Small Business

September 27, 2004

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MACOMB, IL - - Individuals interested in starting or expanding a business can gain valuable information through a four-part workshop series through the Western Illinois University Center for Management and Professional Development (CMPD) during October.

Dan Voorhis, director of Western’s Small Business Development Center, will teach the “Starting or Expanding a Small Business” workshops, scheduled for 6-9 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 7, 14, 21 and 28 in Stipes Hall 506 on Western’s Macomb campus.

Session information will include strategies for building a winning image, dealing with government regulations, business planning and financing.

Registration fee for the four-part workshop is $49 per person inclusive. A discounted fee of $69 is available for business partners or couples. For more information or to register, visit the CMPD website at or call 309/298-1555.

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