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“Starting a Business” Class in Flint

FLINT — A free seminar on “Starting a Business” will be presented at Kettering University in Flint on March 18, 5:30-8 p.m.

“Starting a Business” is designed for individuals who are considering self-employment, or who may be at the beginning stages of starting a business. This introductory seminar covers the process of starting and operating a business, evaluating market potential for products/ services, costs and financing options, plus business planning. Every registered attendee will receive a copy of the 60 page book “Guide to Starting and Operating a Small Business.”

There is no fee for the “Starting a Business” seminar but advance and separate registration for each individual is required.

Online registration and class description are available at: aspx?ekey=60340003.

The seminar is presented by the I-69 Trade Corridor Region of the Michigan Small Business Development Center (MI-SBDC) located at Kettering University. The regional office is part of a statewide organization funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U. S. Small Business Administration, providing no cost counseling, training, information-based planning assistance, and resources for any new ventures, existing and growing businesses, and innovative technology ventures.

For more information, visit the MI-SBDC website at or call the I-69 Trade Corridor regional office in Flint: 810-762-9660. — G.G.

Rotary Club of Grand Blanc Pancake Breakfast

GRAND BLANC — The Rotary Club of Grand Blanc will sponsor a Pancake Breakfast, May 10, from 8 a.m.-noon at Chuck Creasy Bicentennial Park, 1505 E. Grand Blanc Rd.

The breakfast will benefit the Grand Blanc Little League and Grand Blanc Parks and Recreation.

The breakfast is all you can eat and the cost is $5. — G.G.

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