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Lone Star College to host small business workshop

The Lone Star College Business Success Center is co-hosting a Governor’s Small Business Service Provider workshop.

The free event is in partnership with the Governor’s Office, Tomball Economic Development Corp., the Texas Workforce Commission and the North Houston Association.

The workshop will be held at the LSC-Tomball Beckendorf Conference Center  Monday, Oct. 30, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Tim Jeffcoat, district director, U.S. Small Business Administration Houston will deliver the keynote address. The Honorable Gretchen Fagan, city of Tomball mayor and Aisa Showery, small business specialist, office of the Governor will provide welcoming remarks.

“This is a wonderful opportunity for small-business owners and stakeholders to hear from local and state experts about the resources available to them,” said Miguel Lopez, LSC Small Business Development Center executive director. “The event is free and will include breakfast and lunch.”

Attendees will also be able to take part in several workshops featuring members of the North Houston Economic Development Center, the LSC Small Business Development Center, the Texas Workforce Commission and Workforce Solutions. Getting started with a business plan, how to develop and train a skilled workforce and accessing capitol options will be examined.

Persons interested in learning more can contact Tomball EDC at 281.401.4086.

Tim Jeffcoat, district director, U.S. Small Business Administration Houston will speak at the Governor’s Small Business Service Provider workshop co-hosted by Lone Star College.

About Governor’s Small Business Service Provider Workshops

The Texas Governor’s Small Business Service Provider Workshops aim to develop a regional network of small business service providers to create a support mechanism for small-business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. The workshops build capacity amongst chambers of commerce, economic development organizations, stakeholders and local service providers. Visit BusinessInTexas.com/Start-Business for more information about Governor’s Small Business Initiatives.

Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 95,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of $3.1 billion. LSC consists of six colleges, eight centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.

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