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DUBLIN – Beginning in January, the Small Business Center (SBC) of Bladen Community College is offering several no-cost seminars to help grow or start your business.

To prepare entrepreneurs and those who are just thinking about starting a business, the first seminar is Improving Your Credit Score for a Business Loan. The workshop is Tuesday January 12th from 6-8:00 PM. Expert speaker Bob Moore will equip you with tips and tricks to improve your credit score before you seek a business loan.

Also on Tuesday January 12th from 2:30-4:30 PM at the Bladen County Public Library in Elizabethtown, the Start Your Business series continues with Basics of Book Keeping, a timely topic with tax season quickly approaching.

Anyone thinking of starting or expanding their business might want to consider attending 500 Home-Based Business Ideas. The seminar is on the BCC main campus on Thursday January 21st from 6:30-9:00 PM.

Perfect for novice event planners and for those just needing a fresh perspective and skills enhancement, Event Planning for Small Businesses/Non-Profits, is scheduled on Tuesday January 26th from 6:00-8:00 PM at the Bladen County Public Library.

All seminars are open to the public and provided at no charge due to special funding arrangements for the Small Business Center and Bladen Community College.

To register for any of the seminars or for more information, contact Todd Lyden, Small Business Center Director, at 910-879-5572 or register online: https://www.ncsbc.net/center.aspx?center=75040