The Library Springfield-Greene County Library District Springfield, Missouri

Small Business Workshop Series

Thinking of starting a new business?  Get an introduction to the fundamentals to help you on your way with a free three-part lunch and learn workshop series taking place at the Library Center this fall.

September 8: Start Me Up: Information Mining for Entrepreneurs Business Librarian Kelly Miller shows how to use Library resources such as BusinessDecision and Reference USA to mine information to use in starting your own business.

October 13: Financing Your Small Business Learn about types of financing available for small businesses from Bill McNeill, chapter president of Springfield SCORE. His career at Dow Chemical Co. included business management, investor relations, and mergers and acquisitions integration.

November 10: The Business of Social Media Learn from Jonathan Groves how social media and mobile technologies are affecting businesses and consumers. Groves teaches the undergraduate Web communication and graduate media and technology courses at Drury University.

Bring a bag lunch or pre-order lunch from the Mudhouse at 889-6938.

To register, call 882-0714 or email Kelly Miller at

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