Bank to hold free small business seminars

Free seminars on running a small business start May 12

The Broward Bank of Commerce is holding a series of free breakfast and lunch lectures next week about running and operating a small business to celebrate National Small Business Week, May 12-16.

 “Our bank understands how hard it is to run a small business because we are a small business,” said Keith Costell, president and CEO of Broward Bank of Commerce.. “If every banker had to start their own business their would be more humility in banking.”

 The sessions are:

 Monday, May 12, 8 a.m. breakfast

 “Structuring your business for financial success”

 Tuesday, May 13, 8 a.m. breakfast

 “Leveraging social media to reach prospective customers”

 Wednesday, May 14, 8 a.m. breakfast

 “Commercial Real Estate: Purchasing a building”

 Thursday, May 15, 8 a.m. breakfast

 “Buying or selling a business?”

 Friday, May 16, noon lunch

 “SBA Lending & Government Resources”

 All sessions will be held at the Coral Ridge Branch of Broward Bank of Commerce, 2601 E. Oakland Park Blvd., Fort Lauderdale.

 RSVP for one or more events before Friday, May 8, by calling Andrea Donkin at 954-567-6911.

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