The Small Business Center at Johnston Community College has scheduled the following free seminars. To register, call Pat Killette at 919-209-2015.
How to Start a Nonprofit – 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, at the Johnston County Workforce Development Center, 135 Bestwood Drive, Clayton.
N.C. Department of Labor & Your Small Business: What You Need to Know! – 8-10 a.m. Thursday, April 9, Workforce Development Center.
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Contracting & Marketing Your Small Business to the Military, Government & Contractors – 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, Workforce Development Center.
So You Think You want to Start a Small Business – 6-9 p.m. Thursday, April 16, Workforce Development Center.
The Cost of Pricing Your Products and Services – 7:30-9:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 21, at The Wagner House, 121 E. Main St., Clayton.
Level 1: Social Media – noon-2 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, Workforce Development Center.
What Are Nonprofit Articles & Bylaws? – 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, Workforce Development Center.
So You Think You want to Start a Small Business – 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30, Johnston County Industries, 1100 E. Preston St., Selma.
How to Start a Veteran-Owned Business – 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 5, Workforce Development Center.
Leadercast Johnston County is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, May 8, at the Johnston County Workforce Development Center, 135 Bestwood Drive, Clayton.
This year’s theme, “The Brave Ones,” will challenge participants to focus on the courage needed to lead. The live broadcast from Atlanta will feature Andy Stanley, leadership author and communicator; Malala Yousafzai, Nobel laureate and founder of The Malala Fund; Ed Catmull, president of Pixar and Disney Animation Studios; Seth Godin, best-selling author; Rudy Giuliani, former mayor of New York City; Aja Brown, mayor of Compton, Calif.; Bill McDermott, chief executive of SAP AG; and Cmdr. Rorke Denver, Navy SEAL commander and author.
The cost is $65 and includes breakfast, lunch and snacks. For information, call 919-209-2591 or visit johnstoncc.edu.
Expo seeks vendors
The Benson Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for its annual Business Expo, which will take place from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 23, at the American Legion Building on U.S. 301 north of downtown. For more information, visit benson-chamber.com or call 919-894-3825.