April 13, 2024

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SCORE offers workshops on small-business marketing and funding

Central Florida SCORE's workshop on small-business marketing.

Central Florida SCORE’s workshop on small-business marketing.

Virtual workshop to focus on small-business marketing

Central Florida SCORE will partner with The African American Chamber of Commerce-Polk County to host a small-business virtual workshop, “Bootstrap Your Marketing,” from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 7. Speakers Teresa Martinez; LaTrice Moore, Doctorate of Business Administration in marketing; and Kate Lake will share ideas for cost-effective ways to promote your business. Workshop moderator is Antionette Wilcox-Bostic. Cost is free but registration is required. Register at https://centralflorida.score.org to receive a replay video link. For more information, call 863‑284‑5607. SCORE is a non-profit association dedicated to entrepreneur education and free confidential mentoring.

Small-business funding workshop April 13

Central Florida SCORE will host a small-business workshop “Funding the Dream” on April 13 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at My Office & More, 122 E. Main St., Lakeland. Danish and coffee is served at 7:45 a.m. C.J. Castro from the Small Business Administration and Lamont Jackson from the Black Business Investment Fund will discuss what you need to know before applying for financing, how to access capital through the SBA, and how to get free counseling and technical assistance. Sponsored by Broadway Real Estate Services. Cost is $10 and reservations are required. Register at https://centralflorida.score.org. For more information, call 863‑284‑5607.

Heartland for Children board meeting

The Heartland for Children, Inc. board meeting will be held virtually via Zoom from 3 to 4 p.m. April 27. Contact the office at 863-519-8900 for the zoom link. Heartland for Children is located at 1239 E. Main St., Bartow. www.heartlandforchildren.org.

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