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Business planning topic of April 23 workshop in Brainerd

A business planning workshop, part of the 2013 Advantage Series, will be offered from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, in Room E151, Door 6, at Central Lakes College in Brainerd.

A business plan is a formal document that demonstrates a professional, businesslike approach to planning and operating a business. A business plan helps a business owner validate the business concept and set clear goals. It also gives investors, banks, suppliers and partners information to make decisions about working with the company.

This session would help anyone thinking of starting or purchasing a business.

Follow-up counseling is available from the Small Business Development Center’s team of consultants at no charge.

Instructor is Jay Bock.

Fee is $30 per person per session or $100 per person for all four classes in the series.

Deadline to register is seven days prior to the class date. To register and to read session descriptions of other classes in the series, visit

For more information, contact the Small Business Development Center at 218-855-8140 or

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
(218) 855-5889