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4/23/2019 General
Boca Raton Public Library Hosts

BOCA RATON, FL (April 9, 2019) – Are you a small business owner or entrepreneur—or hoping to be one? Discover valuable resources and services through a series of free classes hosted by the Boca Raton Public Library in celebration of Small Business Week from May 5–11. “This is our second year of organizing a week-long series of events for our community’s business owners and entrepreneurs. These programs are designed with the library’s mission of education at the forefront,” notes Sally Clark, Instructional Services Supervisor. “They give our community business owners and entrepreneurs dynamic opportunities for networking, education and instruction to grow their business and meet their professional and personal goals.” The library will hold classes all week at both locations. Highlights include:

Tax Issues to Know When Starting a Small Business – Tracey Kinker-Gebert, Certified Public Accountant and owner of her own firm, will discuss important tax issues when starting a small business, including the impact of the new tax reform.
Grant Writing for Non-Profit Small Businesses – Join Mara LaLonde and Thomas Severino of MSL Grant Consulting to learn how to search for and review potential funding opportunities; the basics to develop a grant proposal and budget; tips for the final review and submission, and more.

Beneficial Ownership Structures and Asset Protection – Attorneys A. Michael Wargon and Moshe Genet share how to preserve personal and business assets against risks by restructuring the way assets are held to take advantage of protections afforded by law.

ReferenceUSA: Your Small Business Development Tool – Bill Carlson from Infogroup Reference Division explains how ReferenceUSA makes it faster and easier to find new business opportunities, research executives and companies, find news articles, conduct job searches and market research, and more.

Also of interest to small business owners, Florida Atlantic University’s Rhys Williams, JD, MBA, will present “So You Wanna Be an Entrepreneur?” as part of the FAU Research in Action series at the Downtown Library on May 16 at 2:00pm.

Register for all Small Business Week and other programs through the Calendar at bocalibrary.org.