Gallia chamber offers free business seminar

Staff Report

GALLIPOLIS — The Gallia County Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Ohio Small Business Development Center at The Ohio State University South Centers, will offer a free seminar March 2 for people interested in starting their own small business.

This event will take place between 9-11 a.m. at the Hampton Inn, 444 Upper River Road, Gallipolis. Coffee and light refreshments will be provided.

The seminar will explain how to develop a business plan, sources of capital, financing a project, and what to expect in terms of lender and loan packages. Members of the SBDC staff will be available to answer questions pertaining to the business start-up process.

“We are excited to bring this training opportunity to Gallia County and hope any individuals considering, or who have already started their own small business, will attend,” said Jennifer Walker, chamber associate director. “Our goal is to provide a variety of training opportunities to our community, on a frequent and recurring basis.”

To register, or for more information about this free seminar, call the chamber at (740) 446-0596 before 5 p.m. March 1.

Staff Report