EDC offers FREE workshop on business planning and financing

Submitted by the San Juan County Economic Development Council

The San Juan County Economic Development Council will present a FREE workshop for small businesses and entrepreneurs on San Juan Island, on Tuesday, March 22nd from 10:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m. Advance registration is required.

The business and financing workshop course material will be presented by Tony Salas of the Economic Development Association of Skagit County, a management consultant for over a decade.

As part of the workshop, Salas will cover business financing, discuss a variety of financing options and will provide a reality check for those considering a new or expanded business venture. He will be available for one-on-one consultation after the workshop.

Participants in the workshop will leave with the resources and support they need to create a business plan including a realistic financial plan. In addition, Salas will cover current federal and Washington State tax incentive programs for small businesses.

Details: San Juan Island, on Tuesday, March 22nd from 10:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m. at Heritage Bank in Friday Harbor. Advance registration is required; please call 360-378-2906 to reserve your space, or email: info@sanjuansedc.org.

The San Juan County Economic Development Council (EDC) strives to strengthen and diversify the economy of San Juan County. We believe a strong economy builds a strong community. The EDC works to build an environment that helps business owners create jobs. We serve business: linking organizations and resources, providing valuable information, rendering assistance and advocating for an improved island business environment.