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The Business of Humanity: Starting a Social Enterprise, Pt..3

Event Type: Adult Program
Date: 10/29/2014
Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
 Find your business niche and make a difference! Join us for the first workshop in a series of 3 weekly business 'start-up' gatherings in the library open lobby space.

As enterprises like Tom's Shoes, Ashoka, Ten Thousand Villages, Warby Parker and others are solving problems and changing the system, learn from Small Business Association presenters, Melissa Brown and Mark Ferguson, just how to create entrepreneurial businesses that have social impact.

​October 15-Pt.1
9:30 am - 11:30 am
"Starting a Business in Illinois"
presenter: Melissa Brown,Exec. Dir., Joseph Center-Illinois Small Business Development Center

October 22-Pt.2
9:30 am - 11:30 am
“Access To Capital Workshop”
presenter: Mark Ferguson, Lead SBA Economic Development Specialist

​October 29​-Pt.3
​6 pm - 8 pm*
"Social Media for Business"
presenter: TBA
*Note evening start time.
Library: Oak Park Public Library Main Branch
Location: First Floor - Community Space
Contact: Susan McClelland
Presenter: TBA