Friday, July 31, 2009


The Entrepreneur Assistance Program run by the Brooklyn Economic Development Corporation teaches owners and potential owners of small businesses how to manage a business successfully and be profitable. This fall's classes are for people in any stage of business development, from start-ups to growth and expansion of existing businesses. The expertise of current business owners and professional business counselors is included in the program.

Classes will be held on Tuesdays, from September 15th through December 15th, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Advance registration is required. A 10% discount is offered to people who register before September 1st, reducing the cost from $250 to $225.

Location: St. Francis College, 180 Remsen Street, in Brooklyn Heights.

Twenty-five people can be accommodated. To register, call Nina Sampayo at (718) 522-4600, ext. 10 or e-mail her at

BEDC seeks to reflect the ethnic and racial diversity of Brooklyn by reaching out to and working with entrepreneurs in communities throughout the borough.