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Business counseling sessions available

Friday, January 11, 2013

Representatives from the Kansas Small Business Development Center at Pittsburg State University will be in Fort from 9 a.m.-noon Feb. 7 for free individual counseling sessions.

Sessions will be held in the Greyhound Room of the administration building at Fort Scott Community College, 2108 S. Horton. Contact the KSBDC at PSU, (620) 235-4921.

Local residents interested in developing new or existing businesses, and existing businesses interested in discussing their financing and other assistance needs, can meet with Kansas Small Business Development Center counselors during this time. KSBDC assistance is confidential and provided without charge.

The KSBDC is part of the Business and Technology Institute at PSU. BTI provides one-stop managerial, financial and technical assistance to individuals and businesses in Southeast Kansas. All business areas can be discussed. Subsequent counseling may be scheduled on an as-needed basis, will involve follow-up visits by KSBDC/BTI personnel as necessary and will be tailored to the needs of the business.

Appointments are required for the counseling sessions and can be made by calling the KSBDC at PSU (620-235-4921). Or, for more information regarding the counseling sessions or the services of the KSBDC and/or BTI, call Kathryn Richard, regional KSBDC director, at the same phone number. Individuals who cannot attend the sessions due to business or job conflicts are invited to contact Richard to schedule an appointment at a more convenient time.

Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities if requested two weeks in advance.



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