Business Basics 4 Boomers

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Business Basics for Boomers

Answers for Persons 50+ Interested

In Starting a Business

Are you interested in starting a business? Always wanted to be your own boss? Have a concept for a small business? Come learn from business owners who’ve done it, and gain new ideas and tools from business resource representatives to help you get started on a new path.

Date: Friday, December 12, 2014 – 8:30 am to 1:00 pm

Location: Dr. Thomas R. Burke KCKCC Technical Education Center

6565 State Ave, Kansas City, Kansas 66102

Cost: $15 per person/$10 for members of Next Chapter Kansas City, SEEN (Sustainable Enterprise and Entrepreneurial Network), and Prime Time Club


· 8:30 to 9:00 am – Sign in and continental breakfast

Visit booths and talk with business resource representatives

· 9:00 to 10:15 am – Panel of business owners who started a business after the age of 50

Moderator – Charley Vogt, Senior Vice-President

Business/Economic Development, Country Club Bank

o Goin Postal – Joyce Moore, Owner

o drivekansas – Tim Ney, Owner/Operator

o LINKS-IT – Doug Danforth, Founder/CEO

· 10:30 to 11:30 am – Panel of representatives from business resource agencies

Moderator – Patricia Brown-Dixon, Region 7 Administrator

U.S. Small Business Administration

o Kansas Small Business Development Center – Elisa Waldman

o KCSource Link – Kate Pope Hodel

o U. S. Small Business Administration – Debra Ramsey

o Kansas City SCORE – Chapter 19 representative

· 11:30 to 12 noon – Visit booths and talk with business resource representatives

· 12 noon to 1 pm – Lunch with speaker

Mike Peters, LSCSW – Life Coach and Owner, Interaction Coaching

“How to Get Unstuck: Getting Back on Track With Your Passion”

Sponsoring Organizations:

AARP in Kansas City

Kansas City Kansas Community College

Next Chapter Kansas City

Shepherd’s Center of Kansas City, Kansas

Supporting Organization:

Jewish Heritage Foundation

Registration deadline: Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Questions: Email Karen Hostetler at karenh or call Tom Kelso at the KCKCC Workforce Development Office at (913) 288-7644

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