February 28, 2007

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LEWISBURG, Pa. —  The Bucknell University Small Business Development Center will host several seminars in March at the SBDC Business Education Center, located at 207 Chamberlin Building in Lewisburg.

To register for any of these seminars, call the SBDC at 570-577- 1249, email the SBDC at SBDC@bucknell.edu, or register online at http://www.bucknell.edu/script/sbdc/register.asp.


March 8: "The Basics of Selling on eBay," 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The fee for attending is $50 and includes lunch and a one-year subscription to Inc. magazine. The seminar will be led by Marguerite Swope, an eBay Powerseller, education specialist, trading assistant and consultant.

March 9: "Beyond the Basics," 8:30 a.m. to noon, and "eBay Stores," 1 to 4 p.m. The fee for attending is $30 for each session and includes a one-year subscription to Inc. magazine. The seminar will be led by Marguerite Swope.

Financial Statements

March 14: "Basic Financial Statement Preparation and Analysis for Small-business owners," 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. The fee for attending is $30; (free for First Step attendees) and includes handouts, refreshments and a one-year subscription to Inc. magazine. SBDC staff members Maureen Hauck and Anthony Kidd will lead the seminar.

Federal Income Tax

March 21: "Introduction to Federal Income Tax," 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. The fee for attending is $30, (free to First Step attendees). Maureen Hauck will lead the seminar.

OSHA programs

March 22: "How to Develop Effective OSHA Programs for your Business: Hazard Communication, Emergency Action and Fire Prevention," 9 a.m. to noon. An OSHA compliance specialist will lead the seminar. The fee to attend is $30.

Created in 1978, the Bucknell SBDC is one of the first SBDC centers in the country and serves as an educational research resource for small businesses. In addition to SBDC staff consultants, Bucknell faculty, staff and student interns assist small business owners with enhancing their knowledge of business management through individual consultations, seminars, and pre-business workshops.

With the exception of seminars, the 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.

Posted Feb. 28, 2007


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