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Lake County’s Business Opportunity Centers offer free classes to local business owners

RELEASE DATE: February 5, 2015

TAVARES – Lake County’s Business Opportunity Centers (BOCs), hosted by experts with the Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UCF in Lake County, offer full-service business support to all businesses in Lake County, regardless of size, industry or business cycle.

“The BOCs have something for everyone, from start-up company entrepreneurs to established business owners hoping to learn new skills to give them a competitive edge,” said Erika Greene, Lake County Economic Development & Tourism Coordinator.

In February, the BOCs are hosting courses including Business Plan Writing Made Easy, Finance for Business and Social Media for Business Success.

The schedule is as follows:

Business Plan Writing Made Easy 
Finance for Business
Social Media for Business
Financing Your Business in Today’s Economy
North Lake: Feb. 12
South Lake: Feb. 19
North Lake: Feb. 26
North Lake: Feb. 19
South Lake: Feb. 19
North Lake: Feb. 26
South Lake: March 5
South Lake: Feb. 26
6 – 9 p.m.
6 – 9 p.m.
6 – 9 p.m.
6 – 9 p.m.

The North Lake classes are held at the Lake Sumter State College - North Lake Campus, Building M Executive Conference Room, 9909 US Highway 441, Leesburg,s and the South Lake classes are held at the Lake Sumter State College - South Lake Campus, Building 2, Room 101, 1250 North Hancock Road, Clermont.

All classes are free to Lake County businesses and $30 for businesses operating outside of Lake
County. For a schedule of upcoming classes or to register, visit http://sbdcorlando.com/lakecounty/.

For information on starting, relocating or expanding a business in Lake County, call Lake County’s Economic Development and Tourism Department at 352-742-3918 or visit www.BusinessInLakeFL.com.


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Elisha Pappacoda
Public Information Officer
Office: 352-343-9609; Cell: 352-460-2851

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