Business memo 09/29/03

Monday, September 29, 2003

Training program coming to Cape Girardeau

The First Step FastTrac microenterprise entrepreneurial training program is coming to Southeast Missouri this fall to help people determine whether their business idea has merit.

The 12-session program will be offered on the campus of Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau and by interactive television courses at the Kennett Area Higher Education Center and the Telecommunications Community Resource Center at Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff beginning Oct. 15. The courses will be delivered from 9 a.m. to noon on Mondays and Wednesdays through Nov. 24.

Seating in the course is limited. To register, call (573) 986-6084.

Business Showcase in Jackson set for Saturday

The Business Showcase is scheduled for Saturday at the Jackson High School gymnasium. There is no charge to showcase a business, but this year's event will be one-day event.

Those interested in participating in the showcase should notify the Jackson Chamber of Commerce no later than Thursday to get a 10-by-10-foot space. The doors will open at 7 a.m. For more information, call 243-8131.

-- From staff, wire reports

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