Wednesday, May 04, 2005

Small business owners can attend a QuickBooks 2005 workshop to learn how to automate tasks they are already performing -- such as invoicing customers, recording payments, paying bills, managing inventory and more.

The two-part QuickBooks 2005 workshop is scheduled for 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, May 24-25, at the Fairmont State Community & Technical College Center for Workforce Education at Veterans Square, 320 Adams St., Suite GO1, Fairmont.

As seating is limited (10), persons interested in attending the seminar should pre-register by calling (304) 367-4920.

The cost for the workshop is $350. A pre-registration fee of $100 is required to reserve a space for each participant. The registration fee may be eligible for reimbursement through the Small Business Workforce grant program. This training session is open to the public and is being conducted by the Fairmont State Community & Technical College Regional Small Business Development Center. Checks should be made payable to the FSC&TC Regional SBDC. For more information, call (304) 367-4920.

The SBDC is partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration, though such funding does not constitute an expressed or implied endorsement of any of the co-sponsors or participants opinions, products or services. All SBDC workshops are co-sponsored by the West Virginia Development Office. Special arrangements for the handicapped can be made by contacting the SBDC at (304) 367-4920, at least one week in advance.

The events sponsored by the SBDC are regularly updated on the Fairmont State web site using the following link: http://www.fairmontstate.edu/sbdc/. Statewide SBDC events are also listed at: http://www.sbdcwv.org/.