SCF to Host Lunch and Learn Series for Small Businesses in North Port

(Bradenton, Fla., March 21, 2011) — State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) Small Business Development Center (SBDC), in partnership with the City of North Port, will host a Lunch and Learn Series beginning this spring at North Port City Hall, 4970 City Hall Blvd., North Port.

Topics range from effectively using social media for your business to media relations and payroll systems.

Workshops will be held from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. on the following dates:

• April 13, “Are You Legal?”

• May 11, “How to Increase Your Sales by Providing Excellent Customer Service”

• June 8, “How to Make Social Networking Work 4 UR Biz”

• July 13, “Payroll and Other Boring Stuff”

• August 10, “Don’t You Want a Government Contract?”

• September 14, “Media Relations 101”

• October 12, “Taking Your Business to the Next Level”

• Nov. 9, “Does Your ‘Net’ Work?”

There is no cost to attend these workshops.

For more information or to register, call SCF Venice at 941-408-1412 or visit

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