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2011 W. Curtis Strube Small Business of the Year

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The Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce will name the 2011 W. Curtis Strube Small Business of the Year from among these five finalists during Small Business Week.

Here’s the lineup of local Small Business Week events.

May 2
7:30–9 a.m. – Kickoff Breakfast at Dining By Design, 5021 S. National Ave.; $10 per person in advance. Register by calling SBA at (417) 890-8501.
6:30–8:30 p.m. – Developing Your Marketing Strategy in Graff Room 123 at Ozarks Technical Community College; $25 per person. Register at (417) 447-8888.

May 3
9–11 a.m. – Fraud … Is Your Business Protected? in Meeting Room A at the Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave.; no cost. To register, call (417) 868-4435.
9 a.m.–noon – Understanding Financial Statements seminar at Missouri State University’s Glass Hall (west entrance); $109 per person. Register at
2–5 p.m. – Understanding Financial Statements workshop in MSU’s Glass Hall (west entrance); $109 per person.
6-–9 p.m. What You Must Know Before Starting a Business in Missouri, in Graff Room 123 on OTC’s campus; $25 per person. To register, call (417) 447-8888.

May 4
7:30-–8:30 a.m. – Good Morning, Springfield at Doubletree Hotel, 2431 N. Glenstone; $20 per person, $15 for chamber members. Register at
Noon–1:30 p.m. – Small Business Award Luncheon at Doubletree Hotel; $25 per person. Register at
6–9 p.m. – Building the Ultimate Business Plan, in MSU’s Glass Hall (west entrance); $139 a person and includes software. Preregistration is required at

May 5
7:30–9 a.m. – How to Raise Start-Up Capital, in the Hoblit Room of Drury’s Freeman Hall; $10, includes breakfast. Call (417) 873-6357 to register.
2–5 p.m. – Grow Your Business With Google in MSU’s Kentwood Crystal Room, 700 St. Louis St.; $49 per person. Register at
6:30–8:30 p.m. – How to Sell a Business for Its Maximum Value, in OTC’s Graff Room 123; $25 per person. Register at (417) 447-8888.[[In-content Ad]]


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