Jumpstart Your Woman-Owned Veteran Small Business with the SBA Administrator: Join the Live Google Hangout-On-Air

In honor and celebration of Veterans Day, join U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet as she engages women veteran entrepreneurs during a live Google Hangout-On-Air on November 11 at21pm CT. The Hangout can be viewed on SBA’s Google+ page and YouTube channel. You can RSVP and submit your questions before or during the Hangout or by using the hashtag #VetsHangout.

Since being appointed by President Barack Obama to lead the agency that advocates and champions our nation’s 28 million small businesses, Administrator Contreras-Sweet has made it a priority to meet with small business owners all over the country, to hear about their experiences, challenges, and opportunities in person and digitally. So join the Hangout and learn how you can use the SBA to boost your small business straight from SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet.

Who: Maria Contreras-Sweet, SBA Administrator,  Carmen Nazario, Owner of Elyon International, Sheila Jaczlics, Owner of Pathfinder Systems

When: Tuesday, November 11, 2:00 PM Central

RSVP and Submit Your Questions:

Where: Watch the Hangout live on the SBA’s Google+ page and YouTube channel.

Hashtag: #VetsHangout

Stephen Morris, SBA


Have a Tough Business Question: Ask the SBA Administrator

Want to learn how the SBA can help you start and grow your business? Ask the SBA Administrator.

Join a Live Online Event with Google Small Business Community

SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet will be answering your questions live during a Hangout on Air in the Google Small Business Community. Join us to find out on Wednesday, August 27 at 3:30 PM Central Time

> Click to RSVP & Submit Your Questions

August Business Events @ Skokie Public Library

Find resources, make connections, and get results through Skokie Public Library’s Business Center. This month we have three can’t miss programs to get you started:

Ask a Business Librarian

Need help starting or running your business? Drop by and talk to our business librarian. Whether it’s help with your business plan, creating prospect lists, or tackling your marketing dilemmas, no question is too large or too small.

Down to Business Book Discussion: 21.5 Unbreakable Laws of Selling by Jeffrey Gitomer

Learn the secrets of find new customers and boosting sales with business guru Gitomer’s newest book. You’ll have a chance to discuss the book and trade tips and techniques with other professional during this casual, librarian-led discussion. Copies of the book are available at our Readers Services desk.

Visit events.skokielibrary.info for more details. Have a Skokie business? Come use the Business Center as a meeting space complete with free Wi-Fi, SMART board, and laptop projection. Call 847-673-7774 to learn how.