Feb. 24, 2017

HARRISBURG – Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny) today announced the Small Business Development Center at the University of Pittsburgh will offer a two-part seminar at the South Fayette Municipal Building for those interested in starting a small business.

“Small businesses are the backbone of our economy,” Ortitay said. “As a small business owner myself, I understand the startup can be overwhelming. These seminars are very helpful. I am pleased the Legislature understands the importance of funding small business development centers in order to help companies succeed.”

The first seminar is scheduled Wednesday, March 1, from 9-11 a.m. and will focus on the mechanics of starting a small business, including exploring the size of the market, marketing tools needed to attract customers, helpful resources and funding options. The second segment is set for Wednesday, March 22, from 9-11 a.m. It will provide information on developing a business plan, including operational and production planning, market research and financial spreadsheets.

To register for the seminars, please call 724-229-8078. More information is available at entreprenur.pitt.edu. The South Fayette Municipal Building is located at 515 Millers Run Road, Morgan.

The 46th Legislative District includes Collier and South Fayette townships and Bridgeville, Heidelberg, McDonald and Oakdale boroughs in Allegheny County. It also encompasses Canton, Cecil, Mt. Pleasant, Robinson and Smith townships and Burgettstown, McDonald and Midway boroughs in Washington County.

Representative Jason Ortitay
46th Legislative District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives

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