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Wednesday, 26 September 2012 16:25

Building Bridges to hold 'Bridge The Gap'

Conference to connect business leaders and educators

BANGOR - Building Bridges, a program of the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce that works to foster connections between the education and business communities, will hold a conference to unite area educators and business leaders. The conference, entitled Bridge The Gap, will take place on Thursday, Oct. 4 from 3 to 7 p.m. at John Bapst Memorial High school.

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Wednesday, 22 February 2012 17:47

Biz Briefs - 02/22/12

Business 101 workshop offered in Rockland

ROCKLAND - MaineStream Finance, a subsidiary of Penquis, is offering a free Business 101 workshop to anyone interested in knowing more about starting a business. Many people have an idea for a business but are unsure of the next steps or what is involved in starting one. Business 101 will help answer those questions. The two-hour workshop will be offered in the afternoon and again in the evening on Wednesday, Feb. 29 at 1:30 p.m. and again at 6 p.m. at the Penquis office, 170 Pleasant St., Rockland.

The workshop provides an overview of the pros and cons of operating a microenterprise or small business, including the basics of a business plan and available resources for business development. Additional topics include being an entrepreneur, business success, networking, budgets and credit. MaineStream Finance also offers small business lending and one on one business technical assistance with a microenterprise consultant.

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