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SBA Economic Development Specialist Speaks at Free Central Bucks Chamber Women’s Empowerment Seminar “Career to Home”

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Monday, April 14, 2014
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Robert Goza (610) 382-3084 | robert.goza@sba.gov

PHILADELPHIA U.S. Small Business Administration Economic Development Specialist Sonia Smith, joins two other notable speakers to deliver helpful resources to show women entrepreneurs how to launch a consultant/freelance business from home. Part Two of the free Women’s Empowerment (We) Series Seminar, “Career to Home” is Thursday, April 17, 9-10:30 a.m. The seminar series was created to provide women in transition with the knowledge they need to move forward.


WHAT: FREE Career to Home” Part Two of the Women’s Empowerment (We) Series Seminar. To learn more about the Women In Business Committee and to register, visit: www.centralbuckschamber.com

WHO: Sonia Smith, U.S. Small Business Administration Economic Development Specialist, delivers helpful resources to launch a consultant/freelancer business from home. Smith will be joined by Jane McKenna, Financial Advisor, PNC Investments, discusses women’s unique financial challenges, offers guidance on preparing for life changing events, retirement; and Dawn H. Haaz, Psy.D., Psychology Resident at Associates for Counseling and Educational Services (ACES) explores fulfilling hopes and expectations while transitioning roles from work to home.

WHEN: Thursday, April 17, 9-10:30 a.m.

WHERE: Central Bucks Chamber Headquarters, Bailiwick Office Campus, Suite 23, 252 W. Swamp Rd., Doylestown, PA 18901


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.

The Women in Business Committee supports the role of women in the workforce and fosters their business growth through networking opportunities and seminars designed specifically for women. The committee awards an annual scholarship to a woman needing further education to re-enter the job market or shift career direction and also honors and outstanding woman for her business and community leadership. The Central Bucks Chamber, with a membership of over 2,600 and growing, strong alliances of business and culture, profit and non-profit, established and emerging businesses provide the dynamics of Chamber membership.

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