Learn how to start or grow business at South Sound Business Fair
The Pierce County Economic Development Department, along with local, state and federal participants, will staff a resource table at the South Sound Business Fair in Orting next month.
The fair will be held June 9, 2012 at the Orting Middle School, 111 Whitehawk Blvd. NW Orting, WA 98360.
The City of Orting, the Small Business Administration and the Orting Chamber of Commerce are the organizers.
The event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will feature workshops for the entrepreneur looking to start a business and also the business person looking for the latest information to help an existing firm grow and prosper. Class size is limited, so enroll now to ensure a seat.
RSVP to Gwen Robson (360) 893-2219 x133 or grobson@CityofOrting.org or visit www.SouthSoundBizFair.com.
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