SCORE Webinars SCORE Manasota presents three live stream webinars during the month of June. “Get Your Local Business on Google Search and Maps” is set for Wednesday, June 14, noon to 1 pm. Learn to create or claim your Google Business Profile, manage your business info across Google Search & Maps, and use your business profile to connect with potential customers. “How to Start an Online Business on a Budget” will be Wednesday, June 21, noon to 1pm. Learn the various types of online businesses you can start, how to build a shoestring budget, and how to build and publish your website. “How Writing a Book Will Boost Your Business” finishes up the month on Wednesday, June 28, noon to 1 pm. Learn the three main ways that entrepreneurs and experts publish their books and some do’s and don’ts of writing, publishing, and promoting a book. For more information and to register, go to score.org/manasota.
Round Up for Folds of Honor
Winn-Dixie grocery stores has launched its sixth annual community donation program benefiting Folds of Honor, a non-profit organization that provides educational scholarships to the children and spouses of fallen and disabled military members. Now through Tuesday, June 20, Winn-Dixie customers can show their support for America’s heroes while shopping at their local store by donating $1, $5, or rounding up their grocery bill to the nearest dollar at the register. Every cent donated will go directly to Folds of Honor. The Englewood Winn-Dixie stores are located at 1951 S. McCall Road and 4100 McCall Road. For more information, contact your local Winn-Dixie store.
SBA Loan Application Deadline
Charlotte County businesses and private nonprofit organizations affected by Hurricane Ian have until Thursday, June 29 to apply for working capital disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. The loans may be used to pay fixed debts, payroll, accounts payable and other bills that could have been paid had the disaster not occurred. The amount and terms of the loan are set by the SBA and are based on each applicant’s financial condition. Applicants should apply under SBA Declaration #17645 online at DisasterLoanAssistance.sba.gov/ela/s. For information call the SBA’s Customer Service Center at 800•659•2955.
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