January 31, 2005 - The City of Knoxville's
Equal Business Opportunity Program is hosting a seminar on "Business
Essentials" on Thursday, Feb. 24 from 9 a.m. to noon at the KCDC
Family Investment Center, 400 Harriet Tubman Ave.
Topics to be covered include the importance of having a business
plan; loan resources; and doing business with the City.
Speakers will be Deborah Porter, Tennessee Small Business Development
Center; Ron Nesbitt, SunTrust Bank; Vicki Riggs, Economic Ventures
Inc.; and J.F. Workman, City of Knoxville Purchasing Division.
The workshop is free, but participants are asked to register by calling
Lisa Chambers in the City's Community Relations Department at 865-215-3966.