Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Minority Enterprise Development Week to host events Sept. 14-18th

The Minority Enterprise Development Committee of WNC will hold the 32nd Annual Minority Enterprise Development Week September 14th through 18th, with a series of free events for entrepreneurs. A highlight of the week will be an Awards Event on Thursday, September 17 at 6 pm at Homewood, 19 Zillocoa Street. The mission of the Minority Enterprise Development Committee of WNC is to provide leadership and direction for the promotion, establishment and development of minority businesses in WNC through education, communication and advocacy. For more information, go to wncmedweek.org, or call 407-0856.

2015 MED Week Schedule

Tuesday, September 15
Meet Your Lender, 9 am - 10 am, Mountain Bizworks, 153 Lexington Ave.
Representatives from Self-Help Credit Union, Mountain BizWorks, Support Center and SBA.

Jumping Through Hoops:  Success Stories of Past MED Week Award Winners
4 pm - 6 pm, Center for Creativity, Craft & Design, 67 Broadway
Panelists: Clarence Robinson, Founder and Owner, Cooking with Comedy; Hector Romero, President & CEO, Sanesco International, Inc.; Horace Adell, President & CEO, Clean Streak, Inc.; and Pat Oocumma, Founder and Owner, Native Scapes Landscaping (DBLO Enterprises, LLC). Moderator: Kimberly Hunter, Business Strategist & Educator, Prolific Consulting.

Wednesday, September 16
Business Marketing Class with Sheila Neisler
12:30 - 3 pm, Mountain BizWorks, 153 Lexington Ave.

Thursday, September 17
Annual Awards Event, 6 - 9 pm, Homewood, 19 Zillocoa St.

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