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Mayor's Business Summit - Starting a Business in Roanoke

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Goodwill Industries of the Valleys Training Room

2502 Melrose Avenue Northwest

Roanoke, VA 24017

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Join Mayor Sherman Lea on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 from 9 am until noon as he welcomes new and prospective business owners and introduces them to the best practices for streamlining the opening and operation of a business in the City of Roanoke. The event will be held at Goodwill Industries of the Valleys Support Center Training Room located at 2502 Melrose Avenue.

This free event will include financing options, grants, business license acquisition, proper permitting and features a Panel Discussion of Minority Business Owners successfully operating a business in Roanoke. Panel members include Mike Hamlar of Hamlar-Curtis Funeral Home and Hamlar Enterprises, Diane Speaks of She's International and Anthony Smith of Blue Ridge Towers.

The event is sponsored by Freedom First Credit Union and supported by the Roanoke Small Business Development Center and City of Roanoke Department of Economic Development.

Registration is required through EVENTBRITE.

For questions, please contact Lisa Soltis in the City of Roanoke Department of Economic Development at 540.853.1694.

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Goodwill Industries of the Valleys Training Room

2502 Melrose Avenue Northwest

Roanoke, VA 24017

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