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Upcoming SBDC Events

Please review the information for each program below and note where registration is required.
Remember, there is NO FEE for attending any of these programs.

Boot Camp for Changing the World: How to Start, Manage, and Grow a Nonprofit Organization: Session 2

Tuesday, February 25th

9 - 11 am

AEDP/SBDC Boardroom

This is the second session of a 3 - part series on How to Start, Manage and Grow a Nonprofit Organization.  This session will focus on Planning for Growth:
• Governance – Running a Board meeting; Do’s and Don’ts of Being on a Board of Directors
• Policies & Risk – legal parameters for good governance and liability issues
• Development Strategy – Fundraising; Resource Development and Relationships; Building Metrics & Outcomes
• Planning basics – Why you need a Plan

Presented by Jennifer Ayers, JL Ayers Consulting LLC and her team of experts including Bob Weil and Tom Hay

Free parking is available in the lot marked "Retail Parking", entrance on Pendleton St.

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Small Business Roundtable: Public Speaking: Perfect Your Elevator Pitch

March 18, 2014

12 - 1 pm

AEDP/SBDC Boardroom

There's no more common question in the Washington metropolitan area than "What do you do?"  How do you respond? In this Business Development Roundtable we are going to discuss how to write, modify and deliver an effective elevator speech.

The Small Business Roundtable is an opportunity to meet with other small business owners in a facilitated discussion format.  Feel free to bring your lunch or a beverage to the Roundtable.  No pre-registration is required for the Roundtable.
Free parking is available in the lots marked "Retail Parking" with entrances on Pendleton or Wythe Streets.