Encore Entrepreneur Event Scheduled for April 9th in Duluth - Starting a Business for Baby Boomers

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Tuesday, March 25, 2014
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Advisory Date: 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
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Sherree Stratton

Duluth, Minn. - The University of Minnesota Duluth Center for Economic Development will hold a workshop for Encore Entrepreneurs, Start a Business for Baby Boomers, on April 9, 2014, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Duluth Technology Village.

As Baby Boomers retire from the traditional workforce many are choosing to start their own business. These "encore entrepreneurs" are not ready to stop working and have decided to take the initiative to start their own business. Are you over 50 and considering starting your own business? Join us for lunch to hear from successful encore entrepreneurs about their experiences and from a SBA representative to learn more about how you can start your own business. Topics discussed include getting started, writing a business plan, and the resources available when preparing to start a business.

When:   Wednesday, April 9, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Where:  University of Minnesota Duluth
Center for Economic Development
Duluth Technology Village
11 East Superior Street, Suite 210
Duluth, MN 55802
phone: 218-726-7298
fax: 218-726-6338
toll free: 888-387-4594