May 19, 2010

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By Kathryn Kopchik

LEWISBURG, Pa. — The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Bucknell University will host a Businesswomen's Roundtable on Friday, June 11, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Country Cupboard restaurant in Lewisburg.

Linda Brown and Karen Wood of Service 1st Federal Credit Union will discuss the power and influence of women on purchases; tips on marketing to women; and the brand success story of Service 1st FCU. Small-business owners, male and female, who want to learn about marketing and promoting to women are welcome to attend this roundtable discussion.

Executive vice president with Service 1st FCU, Brown has worked in the financial services industry for more than 23 years, with experience in marketing and human resources, information systems, lending and member service.

Vice president of community relations with Service 1st FCU, Wood has worked in the financial services industry for more than 27 years, with experience in the savings and loan industry, branch sales and service management, business development, small business and commercial lending.

Registration required
Registration is required as seating is limited. The registration fee is $25 and includes lunch and a one-year subscription to Susquehanna Business Life magazine. Veterans are welcome to attend at no cost.

One attendee to the roundtable will receive a door prize of Microsoft Office 2007 Professional edition software courtesy of The Microsoft Company and Computer Support Services, Inc.

In addition, Service 1st FCU is sponsoring a door prize drawing for a $100 Susquehanna Valley Mall gift certificate.

To register, call the SBDC at 570-577-1249; e-mail, or visit

The Bucknell SBDC provides free small business consulting services to residents of Juniata, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Snyder and Union counties.

This roundtable is co-sponsored by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development; Brush Valley, Central Pennsylvania, and Greater Susquehanna Valley Chambers of Commerce; The Daily Item; The Standard-Journal; and Susquehanna Business Life magazine.

Contact: Division of Communications


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