The African-American Research Library and Cultural Center Presents Three Seminars for Small Businesses
DATE: April 19, 2013
MEDIA CONTACT: Steve Vinik, Libraries Division
PHONE: 954-357-6190

The African-American Research Library and Cultural Center (AARLCC), located at 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311, will host three seminars in the upcoming weeks that are aimed at small business operators. These seminars are cosponsored by the AARLCC Small Business Resource Center; they are free and will take place in the computer lab. No registration is required but there is limited seating, so first come/first served.

April 22, 2013 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
“Seize the Opportunity to Open a Business on Sistrunk Boulevard”
Seminar conducted by Sheryl A. Dickey, president/CEO DCS, Incorporated and Martin Nebojsic of Nebojsic & Associates, PA

May 11, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
“Thinking of Owning a Business?”. . . An introduction to what is involved.
This workshop is for individuals thinking of becoming their own boss. Topics include the truth about business ownership, assessing your skills and experience, types of businesses, making it legal and basic business plans.
To register, visit, or call Broward SCORE at 954-356-7263. 

May 18, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
“Introduction to Business Marketing, Web Site and Social Media Marketing Basics”
Seminar conducted by Karen Vick of Island Design Studio.

For more information about the three seminars and about the AARLCC’s Small Business Resource Center, please contact Pearl Woolridge at 954-357-6207 or email  

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