Small business center offers Homer seminars

The Kenai Peninsula’s Small Business Development Center will offer three workshops in Homer in May. They will be taught by Bryan Zak, director of the center.
• There will be a free “Starting a Business” seminar from 1-3 p.m. May 8 at the Homer Chamber of Commerce. Zak will answer basic questions about starting a business on the peninsula. Zak also will talk about the Small Business Development Center, its partner programs and its free counseling services. Registration deadline is May 3.
• There will be a “Benefits of Budgeting” workshop from 1-5 p.m. May 17 at the Homer Chamber of Commerce. Cost is $50.Zak will provide participants with methods to monitor, measure and manage the amount of cash moving through their businesses. Online registration is required by May 10.
• There will be a “Profit Mastery” seminar from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. May 22 and May 23 and from 9 a.m-12:30 p.m. May 24 at the Homer Chamber of Commerce. Normally the cost is $395, but the Jobs Bill allows the center to offer a special rate of $200, according to a press release. The registration and payment deadline is 5 p.m. May 3.
For all the workshops register online by going to http://aksbdc.ecenterdirect.com: click on training events, select Kenai Peninsula for the center’s location, search for seminar, click “Sign Me Up” and then enter your information. Contact Bunny Kishaba at (907) 260-5629 or Bunny.Kishaba@aksbdc.org. for payment options and more information.

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