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FGCU Small Business Development Center Offers Workshops in August

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Florida Gulf Coast University offers a series of workshops and seminars for small business owners in August.

Frequently Asked Questions about Starting a Business/Financing - Thursday, Aug. 9, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, 2390 Tamiami Tr. N, Ste. 210, Naples. Cost is $20.

Mock Federal Government RFP Response Exercise for Supplies - Wednesday, Aug. 15, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Cape Coral SBDC Office, 1020 Cultural Park Blvd, #3 Cape Coral. Cost is $20.

Using Social Media to Build Your Business- Friday, Aug. 17, 9 a.m. to noon at the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce Office, 2702 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. Cost is $20.

Como Comenzar Su Propia Empresa y Obtener Financiamiento - Tuesday, Aug. 21, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Cape Coral SBDC Office, 1020 Cultural Park Blvd, #3 Cape Coral. Cost is $20.

Cape New Business Chat- Wednesday, Aug. 22, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cape Coral City Hall- EDO Office, 1015 Cultural Parkway, Cape Coral.

How to do Business with the Lee County Government - Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Downtown Fort Myers Library, 2050 Central Ave., Fort Myers.

Mock Request for Proposal Exercise (Federal- Services Proposal) - Wednesday, Aug. 29, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Cape Coral SBDC Office, 1020 Cultural Park Blvd, #3 Cape Coral. Cost is $20.

Improving Customer Service Skills Strategies for Success! - Thursday, Aug. 30, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Port LaBelle Inn, 1563 Oxbow Dr., LaBelle.

QuickBooks- Basic - Friday, Aug. 31, Sept. 7, 14, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. located at the Naples Renaissance Center, 1010 Fifth Ave S., Naples. Cost is $149 for three-week series.

To make a reservation for any SBDC workshops visit or call the main office at (239) 745-3700. Contact the SBDC office if you are unable to attend.

For further information, media representatives should contact Dan Regelski, executive director for the SBDC at (239) 745-3705.

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