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March 31, 2013

Business Briefs - March 31, 2013

Facebook workshop

TRAVERSE CITY — NorthSky Nonprofit Network’s latest Break for Lunch program, “Developing a Facebook Page for Your Nonprofit,” will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m., Thursday, April 11, at Northwestern Michigan College University Center, room 5.

Rachel Fournier, of Lawton Gallagher Group, is the instructor for the workshop designed for beginning Facebook users. The fee is $12.

Feel free to bring a lunch, along with your laptop or tablet for a hands-on session.

Register at www.eventbrite.com/event/5075994436

Nominations sought

TRAVERSE CITY — The Downtown Traverse City Association is seeking nominations for the 2013 Lyle DeYoung Award.

The annual award is presented by the DTCA to a community member(s) who has made a significant contribution to the vitality of Downtown Traverse City.

It is named in honor of the late Lyle DeYoung, a downtown leader who passed away in 1992.

Nominations may be submitted in writing to the Downtown Office at P.O. Box 42, Traverse City, MI, 49685 or emailed to info@downtowntc.com no later than May 3. A committee will select the winner.

The recipient is announces at the Downtown Annual Dinner on June 12.

For more information, call 922-2050 or email colleen@downtowntc.com.

Start a business

BOYNE CITY — A workshop for entrepreneurs, “How To REALLY Start a Business,” sponsored by Northern Lakes Economic Alliance and SCORE, will be offered monthly at a variety of Business Resource Centers, located throughout Antrim, Charlevoix, Cheboygan and Emmet Counties.

The class is designed to help those thinking of starting a business evaluate the potential of their idea and learn the process of putting a business plan together.

This effort is being coordinated in partnership with local Chambers of Commerce and the Business Resource Center Network.

The first classes are scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at the Boyne City District Library and from noon to 2 p.m., Saturday, May 4, at the Petoskey District Library.

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