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SBDC offers free seminars during Money Week

In conjunction with Money Week Houston of April 19-25, the Lone StarCollege System Small Business Development Center will be hosting twobusiness and financial seminars.

The two free seminars, hosted by SBDC along with the Conroe Sam’ s Cluband Woodforest National Bank, will be held on Tuesday, April 21 andThursday, April 23.

Tuesday’s session is called "100 Ways to Succeed During FinancialUncertainty" and Thursday’s seminar is entitled "Starting Your OwnBusiness." Both will be held from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Sam’s Club inConroe, 2000 Westview Blvd.

"Both sessions will be presented by Steve Hamilton, ChFC, and seniorconsultant with our SBDC staff,"said Sal Mira, executive director of the LSCS-SBDC. "These seminars arethe first in a series aimed at assisting the small business communityto be more profitable in these challenging times."

For more information about the free seminars contact Charmaine Valencia at 832.813.6674.

The LSCS-SBDC works with existing companies to help them get started,grow and compete in today's global economy. SBDC services are availablefor companies in every phase of the business life cycle, helpingentrepreneurs make sound decisions and succeed. For more informationabout the SBDC visit http://www.lonestar.edu/sbdc.

Money Week Houston is a financial education and public awarenesscampaign scheduled for April 19-25. The week-long event is designed tohelp consumers better manage their personal finances. This is achievedthrough the collaboration and coordinated effort of hundreds oforganizations across Houston and surrounding areas includingbusinesses, financial institutions, schools, libraries,not-for-profits, faith based organizations, government agencies, andthe media. For more information about Money Week Houston go to http://www.moneyweekhouston.org/

Lone Star College System consists of five colleges, includingLSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, andLSC-Tomball, six centers and Lone Star College-University Center. Withmore than 50,000 students in credit classes this spring, LSCS is thelargest institution of higher education in the Houston area and thirdlargest community college system in Texas. To learn more, visitLoneStar.edu.