Workshop slated for women in business
Posted: Monday, March 23, 2009 10:27 am
The Messenger 03.23.09
The Regional Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (REED) Center at the University of Tennessee at Martin and the Tennessee Small Business Development Center at Jackson State Community College are offering a small business workshop for women in small business or those considering starting a small business.
“Opportunities for Women in Small Business” will be held 9 a.m.-1 p.m. April 8 at the The Lindell in downtown Martin.
Laurie Gamble, Bank of Humboldt vice president and owner of McDonald’s of Hum-boldt, and Dana Chamberlin, Mary Kay Cosmetics Inc. future executive senior sales director, will share their experiences as women in the business world.
A panel of small business resource specialists and owners will educate the group on resources available to women-owned businesses. The panel will include Sherry Brown, First Citizens National Bank vice president and loan officer; Pam Freeman Rockwell, Sally Lane’s Candy Farm co-owner; Janna Hellums, Tennessee Economic & Community Development Busi-ness Development Division/BERO jobs development specialist; and Shelia Ervin, owner of Celebrations By Shelia in Union City.
The cost for the workshop is $20, which includes lunch and materials. For a registration form, e-mail Hollie Holt at email@example.com or call (731) 587-7333.
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