SBDC at SCF Hosts Lunch and Learn Oct. 9

(Bradenton, Fla., October 1, 2013) — The Small Business Development Center at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF), in partnership with the city of North Port and the North Port Area Chamber of Commerce, will host the seventh workshop in the Small Business Lunch and Learn monthly series. The workshop is free and open to the public.

The next workshop, “Budgeting and Cash Flow,” will be held 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee at North Port, 5920 Pan American Blvd., North Port.

At the workshop, business owners will learn how to avoid potential financial problems by seeking the expertise of a full- or part-time financial professional, creating a budget to monitor their business, and creating a cash flow analysis to ensure that they have the cash to operate their business throughout the year.

Presenters from Bank United include Darlene Capdarest, vice president, branch manager, Venice Village office; and Patricia Zuzolo, vice president, branch manager, Port Charlotte office.

Lunch will be provided at no cost by the program’s sponsors, Florida Community Bank and Bank United.

The workshops are designed to show business owners how to improve their business and stay competitive. The next workshop will be held 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, on “Conquering the Fear of Failure.”

To register for each workshop, call SBDC at SCF at 941-408-1412.

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