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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 17, 2017

CONTACT: 
Joe Verkennes, Director of Marketing and Communications
Monroe County Community College
1555 S. Raisinville Rd., Monroe, MI  48161
(734) 384-4207 (O), (419) 343-3063 (M)
jverkennes@monroeccc.edu 

 

MCCC’S INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP CENTER TO
HOST FREE DISCUSSION ON HOW TO START A BUSINESS

MONROE, Mich. –  On May 25, Monroe County Community College’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center will host a free roundtable discussion on how to start a business.

The roundtable discussion, “Start Up to Successful Operation,” is open to the public and will be held at 6:30 p.m. in Room 173cd of the Warrick Student Services Administration Building on MCCC’s Main Campus at 1555 S. Raisinville Rd. in Monroe.

Anyone interested in learning more about what it really takes to start a business should attend.

Participants will learn from area business leaders about the “5 Keys for Creating Motion in Starting Your Business.”

Light refreshments will be served.  Please RSVP to Penny Dorcey at pdorcey@monroeccc.edu or (734) 384-4311.

The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center is a partnership between MCCC, the Monroe County Business Development Corporation, the Monroe County Chamber of Commerce, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation of Monroe County and the Bedford Business Association, established for the purposes of supporting an environment that attracts, supports and encourages business start-ups and the growth of small- and medium-sized businesses in Monroe County.  The center offers technical assistance and guidance to entrepreneurs and existing businesses through workshops, training, one-on-one counseling, open discussions, and access to space and technology.   

About Monroe County Community College

Founded in 1964, Monroe County Community College is a public, two-year institution supported by tax monies from Monroe County, educational funds from the State of Michigan and student tuition.  

The college’s mission is to enrich and transform lives by providing opportunities and excellence in higher education.  The Main Campus is located at 1555 South Raisinville Road, Monroe, Mich., 48161, with easy access to Toledo and Detroit.  The Whitman Center is located at 7777 Lewis Ave.,Temperance, Mich., 48182, near the Ohio-Michigan Border.  Detailed information about MCCC is available at www.monroeccc.edu.