Job hunters to gather
July 26, 2012 3:58PM
Updated: August 28, 2012 6:18AM
The Chicago Southland Job Hunters Network will meet at 10 a.m. Aug. 7 at Bootsma Bookstore Cafe, 6513 W. 123rd St., Palos Heights, on the campus of Trinity Christian College.
The cost is $3 for members of the network and $5 for nonmembers. For information or to reserve a spot, call (708) 687-4878 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free workshops on starting a business
CenterPoint — the small-business development center at Governors State University — will offer free workshops focusing on the personal, financial and legal aspects of starting a business.
Participants will also learn about what resources are available to assist new business owners.
One will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 1 at the Richton Park Community Center, 4455 Sauk Trail, and a second will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 20 at Old Plank Trail Bank, 20901 S. LaGrange Road, Frankfort.
For information, contact CenterPoint at (708) 534-4927 or visit www.centerpointgsu.com.
CenterPoint offers professional assistance, counseling and training to entrepreneurs with the support of grants from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and the U.S. Small Business Administration.