National Penn Bank Sponsors Popular SCORE Workshop
National Penn Bank is the sponsor of the popular SCORE workshop series, â€śHow to Start and Operate a Small Businessâ€ť Â scheduled to Â be presented from 7:00 to 9:30 pm on four consecutive Monday evenings beginning on September 13.Â All classes are held at the Pottstown SCORE office in the New York Plaza building at 244 High Street, Suite 102, Pottstown, Pennsylvania.Â There is ample free parking in the lot behind the New York Plaza.
This workshop series, presented by SCORE, Counselors to Americaâ€™s Small Business, is for those who are considering starting a business as well as those who are currently operating a small business.Â All courses are taught by experienced members of SCORE and outside practitioners recognized as experts in their specific fields.
The workshop sessions are as follows:
- Sources of Information and the Tax and Legal Implications of the Different Legal Structures, September 13
- The Business Plan and The Business Loan, September 20
- Sources of Market Information, Marketing, September 27
- Itâ€™s All About Profit, October 4
The instructors for this workshop series are local business partners and experienced SCORE counselors.Â Tap into their expertise to gain practical, real-life information on how to start and operate a small business.Â The instructors are as follows: Hanna Hartman, Vice President and Branch Manager at National Penn Bank; Don Havas, President of Applied Technology and Sciences, Inc; Richard Heylmun, Owner/operator of retail, catalog, farming and insurance businesses; William Hoke, Founder and owner of a high tech small business for 27 years; John Henning, A Franchise Consultant and founder of the Pottstown Herald.com online newspaper; David Megay, Esq., Attorney with Oâ€™Donnell, Weiss & Mattei, PC; Dick Powell, Property Management and Cable access TV Producer; Scott Rakowski, CPA for Rakowski and Company; and Carolyn Wiker, Head of Adult Services at the Pottstown Public Library
Registration begins at 6:45 pm, and all classes start promptly at 7:00 pm.
Each session costs $25.Â A manual on preparing a business plan will be available for $20.Â A special price of $100 is offered for the 4 courses as a package, and this includes the manual.Â As an added bonus, there is a 50% discount off the workshop fee for each additional person.
This has been an extremely successful and well-attended workshop.Â Early paid reservations guarantee a seat.Â For more information or to register, call the Pottstown SCORE office at 610-327-2673 or visit the website at www.pottstownscore.org.