2018 Cultivating Small Business Seminar

​Madisonville’s free Nov. 1 Cultivating Small Business seminar will help small-business owners explore their financial opportunities

​Community Ventures, Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development, Murray Small Business Development Center, Pennyrile Area Development District, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Small Business Administration and Madisonville-Hopkins County Economic Development set to present
MADISONVILLE, Ky.—The Madisonville-Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation today announced the Cultivating Small Business seminar, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Central Nov. 1 in Room 107 at the Steve Beshear Center for Postsecondary Education at Madisonville Community College. Small-business owners will have the opportunity to learn about financial options available to them, such as micro-loans, revolving loans, incentives for on-the-job training, tax credits and techniques for determining their financial needs. Seating is limited, and registration is free and includes breakfast and lunch.
Scheduled speakers at Cultivating Small Business include:
  •  Michael Ashcraft with the U.S. Small Business Administration;
  • Ron Burkins with Community Ventures;
  • Robi Fauser-Fink with the U.S. Department of Agriculture;
  • Amy Frogue, Molly Deahl and Jason Vincent with the Pennyrile Area Development District;
  • Marilyn LeBourveau with the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development, and
  • Chris Woolridge with the Murray Small Business Development Center. 
“This is an impressive lineup of speakers who are assembling to lay out the opportunities and resources available to small-business operators in our area,” said Ray Hagerman, president, Madisonville-Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation. “The seminar will effectively serve as a rare one-stop shop for valuable financial information and networking for small businesses.”
For more information about the Cultivating Small Business seminar—sponsored by Farmers Bank & Trust—please contact Riley Dever with Madisonville-Hopkins County Economic Development at (270) 821-1939 or [email protected]. To register or view a detailed agenda, please visit http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07efkrzylra2cee1f8&llr=88zhayeab.
About the Madisonville-Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation 
Madisonville-Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation (https://www.westcentralky.com) is a non-profit corporation governed by an independent Board of Directors. The corporation is located at 38 West Arch Street in Madisonville, Kentucky. Its purposes include, but are not limited to, the following: to engage, directly or indirectly, in economic development, community improvement, educational opportunity enhancement, and culture improvement activities within the Madisonville and Hopkins County area, and to maintain, enhance, improve and enlarge the employment base of the citizens and the residents thereof, and to improve, expand and support any and all types of community improvement, cultural and educational opportunities for said citizens and residents.

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