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Free workshops set at Center for Urban Entrepreneurship

A series of free events and workshops for business owners are available through Rochester Institute of Technology’s Center for Urban Entrepreneurship.

The workshops and events will provide insight into the local market environment, RIT said. All events will be held at the center, located at 40 Franklin St. downtown.

The sessions include:

  • “How to Set Your Food Business up for Success—and the Permits and Documents You Need to Get There”

It is scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. on April 25. It is co-hosted by Rochester Downtown Development Corp.

  • Center for Urban Entrepreneurship job fair

It is scheduled from 4 to 6 p.m. April 26. Prospective employees are encouraged to bring a resume for review by current CUE clients. Pre-registration is required.

  • Presentation about the 5Cs of credit, what lenders look for in small-business clients, addressing and preventing tax accounting issues, and the legal ramifications of tax issues.

It is slated for 10 a.m. to noon April 26 and from 10 to 11:15 a.m. April 27. It is co-hosted by CUE, Rochester Small Business Alliance and Volunteer Legal Services Project.

  • “Mompreneurs and Network Power”

It is scheduled from noon to 4 p.m. on May 8. This workshop, designed for entrepreneurs who are also raising young children, will discuss various challenges and will train these entrepreneurs on tips and techniques, and facilitate network pairings to increase their professional and personal support networks.

  • “Dadpreneurs and Network Power”

It is scheduled from noon to 4 p.m. June 5. This workshop focuses on challenges facing fathers who are also entrepreneurs.

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