A panel of three area business leaders will present “19 Community Engagement Tips to Energize Your Biz & Your Life” on March 26 at the William H. Jervey, Jr. Venice Public Library, 300 Nokomis Ave. South, Venice.
Attendees will learn about unique ways to use professional skills to contribute to the community and how their contributions can fuel their businesses.
Panelists include Kathy Lehner, new chief executive for the Venice Area Chamber of Commerce; Victoria Stultz, record-setting Realtor; and Tony Moore, branch manager for Gulfside Mortgage Services.
The program is sponsored by SCORE Manasota, Sarasota County Libraries and Historical Resources, and Sarasota County Economic Development. The panel will be at William H. Jervey, Jr. Venice Public Library,
Dennis Zink, Manasota SCORE Chapter Chair, said, “We’re proud to offer this program for local business owners through our partnership with Sarasota County Library System and Economic Development.”
The Meetup is open to the public and offered free of charge, but registration is requested. Register to attend at either location at https://manasota.score.org.
For additional information, contact Manasota SCORE at 941.955.1029.
About Manasota SCORE: SCORE Manasota is a local chapter of SCORE. Over 90 volunteer business experts provide free, confidential business mentoring and business education services for established businesses and startups. Since 1964, SCORE has helped more than 11 million aspiring entrepreneurs. Each year SCORE’s 10,000 volunteer business experts provide hundreds of thousands of free small business mentoring sessions, workshops and educational services to clients in 300 chapters nationwide. In 2017, SCORE volunteers provided 3.6+ million hours to help create more than 54,000 small businesses and 116,000 full-time, part-time and contractor jobs. For more information, visit www.manasota.score.org
Sarasota County Office of Business and Economic Development: The Office of Business and Economic Development assumes the lead role in Sarasota County Government’s Economic Development efforts. In part, the department recruits and works to retain businesses that diversify the county’s economic base, invest in our community and hire locals. The department is an advocate for small businesses and oversees the county’s relationships with contract partners the Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County, the Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County, and Visit Sarasota County, and the non-contractual relationship with the Sarasota County Agricultural Fair Assoc. Inc.
Sarasota County Library: Sarasota County Libraries strive to provide information and support for small business owners in Sarasota County. For information on resources available through the libraries, visit scgov.net/library, call 941-861-5000, or visit your local library.
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