FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Sharron Donnahoe (627 -4512)

Date: October 10, 2005

HCC to Offer Seminar on Owning a Business

The Small Business Center of Haywood Community College will offer a free seminar entitled "Inside Small Business" on Tuesday, October 18, from 6-8 p.m. at the Regional High Technology Center in the Waynesville Industrial Park. A panel of local business owners will discuss what it's really like to own your own business, examining the advantages and disadvantages. This workshop will allow a forum for discussing self-employment, employees, health insurance, taxes, etc. and for guiding prospective entrepreneurs through the process of the start-up phase by exploring what makes a successful entrepreneur. Business owners representing various types of businesses will lead this workshop. For more information or to preregister, call the Small Business Center at 627 4512.