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SCORE to offer free business workshop Tuesday
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The SCORE office in Gainesville will offer a free workshop from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday for people interested in starting a business.

It will be at the Jackson EMC office, 1000 Dawsonville Highway. Registration is required and lunch will be provided. RSVP to Bill Sanders,

The introductory workshop, “Start-up Basics,” will focus on the concept of testing a business idea and identifying key factors that influence start-up success.

Start-up Basics will provide participants with an overview of the skills and tools needed when deciding to start a business.

Participants will be introduced to advantages and disadvantages of owning a business, most profitable legal form, fundamentals of formation, organization, marketing, cash flow and funding sources.

More information on the complete SimpleSTEPS series can be found at

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