Events

As business owners, you probably have your hands full minding day-to-day activities. Are you taking advantage of the financial strategies and tools available to help you run your business more effectively? Please join us at The Corner for a presentation "The Entrepreneurial Equation" by Christopher Derouin of Edward Jones! The strategies you will learn to help you save time, attract and retain employees, and preserve your business for yourself and your heirs.
Date: Wednesday, August 8
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
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Great news for our small business owners! The Corner has teamed up with Pittsburgh’s Mansmann Foundation to offer a fantastic program to our small business community. Mansmann Foundation specializes in small business coaching and counseling. Their Peer to Peer Mentoring program is helping small business owners, just like yourself, grow their businesses in a more profitable way. Join us to learn how you can benefit from the Peer to Peer Mentoring program: a fun, two hour meeting held once a month where business owners can work on their business not in their business.
Date: Thursday, August 9
Time: 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
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Most financing options require a solid business plan. Join University of Pittsburgh's Small Business Development Center, Bridgeway Capital, and The Corner to learn all you need to know about operational and production planning, conducting market research, and creating financial spreadsheets to attract funding for your business. In this round-table discussion, we will discuss the purpose of a business plan and what resources are available to you to gather information that will give the lender insight into the business.
Date: Friday, August 10
Time: 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
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Office Hours: St. Vincent Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

By appointment onlyThe St. Vincent Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides education and no-cost consulting services to entrepreneurs and small business owners. The SBDC’s one-on-one management consulting emphasizes education and guidance in finding practical solutions to business problems. Consulting is confidential and provided at no-charge by a staff of skilled professionals. Please email Peter Tulk to schedule an appointment: peter.tulk@stvincent.edu
Date: Every month: 2nd Tuesday and 4th Thursday
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
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Join us for an informational seminar to learn more about Pennsylvania’s various Tax Credit Programs available for small businesses and organizations! We will discuss a vareity of tax credit programs, including the Keystone Innovation Zone (KIZ), Research & Development (R&D), Resource Enhancement and Protection (REAP), the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC), and many more. The seminar will be conducted by KIZ Resources, LLC. Coffee and a light breakfast will be served.
Date: Wednesday, August 22
Time: 8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
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Office Hours: Accounting / Finance

By appointment only. Chris Kaminski, MBA, CPA and CFO Method Automation Services, has over 30+ years of education and experiences within business, accounting, and finance sectors. He provides complimentary assistance to entrepreneurs and start-ups that have questions or concerns for establishing and/or structuring their businesses. Please email Chris Kaminski to schedule an appointment: ckaminski@method-automation.com.
Date: Ongoing
Time: By appointment
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