PALM DESERT: Coachella Valley Women’s Business Center Extending the Application Deadline For Its Semi-annual Collaboration with Citi Bank
COACHELLA VALLEY WOMEN’S BUSINESS CENTER EXTENDS DEADLINE FOR CITI BANK COLLABORATION, “IT’S YOUR TIME” PROGRAM FOR WOMEN
PALM DESERT, Calif. – Coachella Valley Women’s Business Center, a grant-funded program of the U.S. Small Business Administration that provides free business counseling, free and low-cost workshops and events, and mentoring is extending the application deadline for its semi-annual collaboration with Citi bank, “It’s Your Time: An Entrepreneurial Training Series for Women” to August 16.
The program, funded by a grant from Citi bank, includes a minimum of ten workshops, including a business plan writing series, four counseling sessions, and requires that the participants submit a completed business plan to CVWBC. The intent of the program is to provide participants with a strong foundation of business knowledge, savvy business counseling, and a viable business plan to utilize in order to build thriving, sustainable businesses, the cornerstone of CVWBC’s mission.
Past participants in the program have successfully started or expanded businesses such as an optometry practice, a retail store specializing in items for special needs children, a family-owned sports equipment business, several internet based businesses – even a mobile food wagon.
For more information, or to register for the workshop, contact Sonia Baltazar at (760) 345-9200. To register online, visit the CVWBC website at cvwbc.org.
The Coachella Valley Women’s Business Center’s hours are Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday by appointment only.
The Coachella Valley Women’s Business Center is a program of the Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship at Cal State San Bernardino in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration. The CVWBC provides business counseling, training and mentoring designed for women business owners.
The program provides services in English and Spanish to Latina business owners, currently the fastest growing group of women business owners in the country.
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