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October 15, 2015

Equipment/Materials Sale 10/24/15 at Jones Center

Filed under: SRDC — admin @ 9:57 pm

On Saturday, October 24, 2015 Springfield Regional Development Corporation (SDRC) will hold a public sale of various equipment and materials at the former M. E. Baker location, Robert S. Jones Center, 260 Clinton Street, Springfield, VT. The sale will begin at 8:00 AM and run through 12:00 noon.

The sale will include capital assets, materials, tools and fixtures.  All sales are final and buyers are responsible for removal of the items.

To view some of the items available for sale, click this link -  Baker Flyer – 9.16.15 rev1

October 8, 2015

Start Your Own Business Workshop on 10/22 in Springfield

Filed under: SRDC — admin @ 10:18 pm

Vermont Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC) is offering a four-hour workshop on how to start your own business and write a business plan.  The course will be offered on Thursday, October 22nd from 9:00 am. to 1:00 p.m. at the Springfield Regional Development Corporation, 14 Clinton Street, in the 1st floor conference room.

Starting Your Own Business is conducted by experienced business advisors and designed as a step-by-step guide for starting a business in Vermont for the first-time business owner:

  • Evaluate whether there is a viable business in your good idea
  • Identify your target customers and explore how to conduct market research
  • Learn how to register your company, apply for tax numbers and protect your brand
  • Prepare to write an effective business plan
  • Find out about financing options and learn what a credible loan package looks like
  • Receive access to the online workshops to increase your knowledge in money, marketing and management (at your convenience) valued at over $150.00

By the end of this workshop you will be well-informed about the resources available to you and the steps involved in launching a successful business.

Space is limited. To register for the workshop sign up online at www.vtsbdc.org (click on the training tab). For registration questions, please email Heather Gonyaw at hgonyaw@vtsbdc.org.  The registration fee is $99.00.  Your payment includes a start-up workbook in hardcopy and pdf format.

Vermont Small Business Development Center is a non-profit partnership of government, education and business, organized to help Vermont small businesses succeed. No-cost, confidential advice is provided to existing business owners and new entrepreneurs throughout the state.  The local office is part of Springfield Regional Development Corporation on Clinton Street in Springfield Vermont. For more information visit www.vtsbdc.org or contact Debra Boudrieau at (802) 885-2071 or dboudrieau@vtsbdc.org.