March 6, 2015

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Workshop encourages entrepreneurship

BRUNSWICK — A workshop on “business basics” will be held 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 25 at Midpoint Campus Center, 50 Pearl Road.

The workshop is sponsored by Akron SCORE, a nonprofit organization that provides volunteer counselors to help small business owners and people who want to start a business.

In addition to the Midpoint Campus, the Business Basics workshop will be at the University of Akron’s Taylor Institute for Direct Marketing, 225 S. Main St., 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 10 and 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 19.

Other workshops at The Taylor Institute include financial management, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, and business plan, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., Sept. 26.

SCORE plans to conduct 95 workshops in 2013 in its four-county service area — Medina, Portage, Summit and Wayne — that will host more than 1,600 participants. Workshop topics include social media, Web page development, international business, marketing, sales, financial management, intellectual property and QuickBooks.

Those interested in enrolling in the workshops can do so at For more information about Akron SCORE call (330) 379-3163.