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Cottonwood Heights Journal

Business Boot Camps To Be Held In Cottonwood Heights

Apr 03, 2015 10:55AM ● By Tom Haraldsen
Potential business owners and leaders are invited to participate in a series of four sessions of Business Boot Camp on Thursday nights in May at Cottonwood Heights City Hall (1265 East Fort Union Blvd.).

The city’s Community and Economic Development Department is offering the free classes for anyone operating or planning to start a business, in or out of Cottonwood Heights. Guest speakers with expertise in the business community will conduct the boot camp sessions that run from 6:30-8 p.m. each Thursday.

On May 7, Annette Pieper, founder of Business Success Consulting and Vision 2 Reality Training, will give a class on creating a business plan.

May 14’s session will feature Kathy Ricci, CEO and executive director of the Utah Microenterprise Loan Fund, speaking on finding funding for business.

On May 21, Jaelynn Jenkins, an attorney, will discuss identifying the entity for your business. City officials will also discuss licensing requirements for new businesses.

The final boot camp session on May 28 will be taught by Asenath Horton, founder of The City Launch. Her session is titled “Marketing/Social Media 101.”

Business owners from anywhere in the Salt Lake Valley are invited to the sessions, which will be held in the city hall training room on the first floor. Those planning to attend can RSVP or direct questions to Peri Kinder, the business license administrator, at 801-944-7067 or [email protected].