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Oct. 19, 2004
LEWISBURG, Pa. — The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Bucknell University will offer the seminar, "Preventing Identity Theft," Monday, Nov. 22, from 9 a.m. to noon in Room 256 of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell.
Joseph Harford, head of I.T. asset management services at Reclamere, will lead the seminar. Topics to be discussed include identity theft, how it can be prevented, the role of computers and the Internet, and who is responsible.
The cost for this seminar is $20. Registration is required: call 570-577-1249, email SBDC@bucknell.edu, or online at http://www.bucknell.edu/script/sbdc/Seminars.asp
Located in Pennsylvania, Reclamere is part of an international network of electronic equipment brokers and recyclers. The firm, which specializes in preventing identity theft by destroying completely all of the data that resides on computer disk drives, back-up tapes, CDs, etc., received the 2004 Governor's Export Excellence Award in Pennsylvania.
The Bucknell SBDC provides free small business consulting services to residents of Juniata, Mifflin, Montour, Perry, Snyder and Union counties. To request free business consulting services, complete the online request at
Created in 1978, the SBDC serves as an educational research resource for small businesses. Assistance is provided to small business owners to enhance their knowledge of business management through individual consultations, seminars and pre-business workshops. Assistance also is available to help small businesses obtain data and analysis that are generally unobtainable to them on their own.
With the exception of seminars, counseling services provided by the SBDC are free. Funding is received from the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Bucknell University.