CenterPoint Offers March Workshops on Starting Businesses

University Park, IL–(ENEWSPF)- CenterPoint at Governors State University is sponsoring five “Starting a Business in Illinois” workshops in March 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.

“Starting a Business in Illinois” workshops will be presented:

  • On Wednesday, March 14, 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 Thursday, March 15, at 7 p.m., at the Lemont Public Library, 50 E. Wend Street, Lemont. Judi Mack, Regional Representative for GSU CenterPoint, will present the program, sponsored by the Lemont Library.
  • On Wednesday, March 21, at 9 a.m., at Kallsen Center in Tinley Park Village Hall, 16250 S. Oak Park Avenue, Tinley Park. Dan McAllister, Regional Representative for GSU CenterPoint, will present the program, sponsored by the Village of Tinley Park.
  • On Monday, March 26, at 5:30 p.m., at the Old Plank Trail Bank, 20901 S. LaGrange Road, Frankfort. Judi Mack will present the program, sponsored by Old Plank Trail Bank.
  • On Wednesday, March 28, at 6 p.m., at the Markham City Hall, 16313 South Kedzie Parkway, Markham. Elliott Johnson will present the program, sponsored by the City of Markham.

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.