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Economic Development Specialist Presents Information Session on Entrepreneurship at Job Fair in Bucks County

Advisory Date: 
Monday, December 21, 2015
Advisory Number: 
Robert Goza (610) 382-3084 |

PHILADELPHIA– U.S. Small Business Administration Economic Development Specialist Sonia Smith will present an information session on Entrepreneurship at the Bucks County New Year Job Fair, hosted by RecruitmentQueen. The free event is Tuesday, January 19, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Spring Mill Manor. Smith’s presentation will focus on how dislocated workers can start a home based business.

WHAT: FREE “Entrepreneurship” presentation at RecruitmentQueen’s Bucks County New Year Job Fair. Topics covered include the benefits of entrepreneurship, developing a business plan, financing options, resource partners, and an audience interactive to match your skills/passion with a business concept. Attendees can register at the event or through Eventbrite at

WHO: Sonia Smith, U.S. Small Business Administration Economic Development Specialist, and successful former business owner, has developed a presentation on Entrepreneurship for Dislocated Workers, with an emphasis on those over age 50. Smith delivers this presentation monthly at Bucks County CareerLink and to career/job networking organizations as her schedule allows.

WHEN: Tuesday, January 19, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

WHERE: Spring Mill Manor, 171 Jacksonville Road, Ivyland, PA 18974

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953 as an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation. SBA recognizes that small business is critical to the nation’s economic recovery and strength, to building America's future, and to helping the United States compete in today's global marketplace. SBA’s programs are tailored to encourage small enterprises in all areas. SBA's programs include financial and federal contract procurement assistance, management assistance, and specialized outreach to women, minorities and armed forces veterans. SBA also provides loans to victims of natural disasters and specialized advice and assistance in international trade.