CenterPoint Offers February Workshops on Starting Businesses

University Park, IL-(ENEWSPF)- CenterPoint at Governors State University is sponsoring four Starting a Business in Illinois workshops in February for Chicago Southland residents.

The free two-hour workshops focus on personal, financial, and legal aspects of starting a business. Participants will learn what steps to take and what resources are available to assist new business owners succeed in today’s challenging economic climate.

Workshops will be presented:

  • On Wednesday, February 15, at 6 p.m., at Richton Park Village Hall, 4455 W. Sauk Trail, Richton Park. Elliott Johnson, Regional Representative for GSU CenterPoint, will present the program, sponsored by the Village of Richton Park.
  • On Wednesday, February 15, at 6:30 p.m., at the Palos Heights Public Library, 12501 S, 71st. Street, Palos Heights. Dan McAllister, Regional Representative for GSU CenterPoint, will present the program, sponsored by the Palos Heights Library.
  • On Wednesday, February 22, at 9 a.m., at Kallsen Center in Tinley Park Village Hall, 16250 S. Oak Park Avenue, Tinley Park. Dan McAllister will present the program, sponsored by the Village of Tinley Park.
  • On Thursday, February 23, at 5:30 p.m., at the Peotone Public Library, 515 N. First Street, Peotone. Judi Mack, Regional Representative for GSU CenterPoint, will present the program, sponsored by the Peotone Public Library.

Interested individuals can contact CenterPoint at (708) 534-4927 or www.centerpointgsu.com.

CenterPoint at Governors State University is an Illinois Small Business Development Center offering professional assistance, counseling, relevant training, and ongoing support services to entrepreneurs. CenterPoint is a service of Governors State University with grant support from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and the U.S. Small Business Administration.