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Pierce County Economic Development Corporation Launches “Simple Steps for Growing Your Business Small Business” Workshop Series

Thursday, March 28, 2019

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River Falls, WI – The Pierce County Economic Development Corporation in collaboration with UW Extension, Small Business Development Center and SCORE, launch “Simple Steps for Growing Your Business,” the Small Business Workshop Series to empower owners of existing small businesses to the next level.

“This 5 session series kicking off on May 2nd at the St. Croix Valley Business Innovation Center will provide our small businesses tools and resources that will enable them to increase their profitability and level of success,” says Harry Miller, Chair SCORE St. Paul.

The workshops will cover managing your time and people resources, marketing your business, growing sales, financial management, managing operations, and strategic planning/goals setting. “Our goal is to help our community grow through helping small business owners grow and expand their business,” adds Joe Folsom, Executive Director, Pierce County Economic Development Corporation.

These workshops will be held every Thursday from 7:30 am to 9:30 am starting May 2, 2019 at the St. Croix Valley Business Innovation Center, 1091 Sutherland Avenue, River Falls, WI 54022. There is no charge for this workshop series. For more information and registration, visit https://stpaul.score.org/content/take-workshop-65.

The series is sponsored locally by the Pierce County Economic Development Corporation, St. Croix Valley SCORE, University of Wisconsin Extension and Small Business Development Center at River Falls,.

For more information about starting or operating a small business, call 715-425-3881 or visit Pierce County EDC online at www.pcedc.com.



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