W.F.B.A. announces monthly luncheon
FLINT TWP. — The West Flint Business Association (W.F.B.A.) announces its November luncheon and meeting Oct. 17 at Old Country Buffet, G-3583 MIller Rd.
Lunch begins at noon, followed by the meeting from 12:30-1:15 p.m. At the meeting, attendees will hear about Michigan’s prospects under a new governor; challenges Democrats face as a minority in both houses of the legislature; and what will be accomplished during this lame duck session. The guest speaker at the event will be Rick Hammel, 48th District State Representative.
Non-members are welcome, and no reservations are necessary. The West Flint Business Association is located at 4508 Beecher Rd. Details: Call 810-733-0666. — N.B.
Exporting Workshop at Kettering
FLINT — Even the smallest businesses can become exporters, whether low tech or high tech, products or services. And with 96 percent of the world’s customers located outside the United States, it is more important than ever for businesses to learn how to become part of the global economy.
“Think Global — 2nd Annual Export Basics Conference” will be held Nov. 18 from 10 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. at Kettering University. Hosted by the Region 6 office of the Michigan Small Business and Technology Development Center, this workshop will explore the benefits, logistics, and financial issues related to exporting.
The workshop features experts from the U.S. Department of Commerce, U. S. Commercial Service, and business speakers experienced in various aspects of exporting including Richard Corson, Director of the U.S. Export Assistance Center.
The workshop fee is $40 and includes a box lunch. Registration is required by Nov. 15 and is
available online at www.misbtdc.net/workshop.
aspx?ekey=60300078. Details: Call 810- 762-9660. — G.G.