Potter County Education Council

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Let’s Talk Business

The Clarion University Small Business Development Center provides entrepreneurs and business owners with education, information, tools and resources to start and grow businesses. Whether you are looking to start a business or own a business, the SBDC is right here in your neighborhood, offering business consulting services at no cost.

The consulting services focus on providing guidance, information, advice and resources that are needed to manage and grow a business. Services include financial analysis, QuickBooks assistance, market research, business plan development, compliance and SEO review. Through the SBDC you will have access to information from industry leading databases and research tools to help you develop and maintain a competitive edge. In addition, we offer a variety of online resources matched with a strong referral and partner network to help businesses thrive.

Aleshia Marshall, SBDC business consultant, will be available on Sept. 19, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the Coudersport office of the Education Council. Walk-ins are welcome; however, appointments are recommended. Contact the Clarion SBDC at 814-393-2060 or via email to amarshall@clarion.edu.

Prepare for Autumn Photos

This workshop, which is intended for intermediate photo enthusiasts, is a combination of technical camera skills, photo editing and compositing an interesting scene. Local photographer, Curt Weinhold will teach participants effective methods for capturing colorful autumn landscapes. You will also learn how light and the weather influence what we photograph.

This class is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 24, from 6:30–8 p.m. at the Education Council’s Coudersport office. The cost is $35 per person, payable by cash or check to PCEC. The registration deadline is Sept. 17; call 814-274-4877 or visit www.pottercountyedcouncil.org to register.