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Business Basics seminar offered in Backus

Cass County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) reported it knows how overwhelming starting a business can be and offers knowledge and expertise to help people achieve their goals.

Business Basics, a seminar to help people start a new business, is 6 p.m., April 24, in Backus.

The three-hour seminar is planned at the Cass County building 218 Washburn E., Backus.

The class size will be small, so participants may ask many questions and the information will customized. Topics will include business structure, filing a business name, estimating a total project cost, writing a business plan, securing business financing and others.

As a satellite Small Business Development Center, the Cass County EDC has assisted more than 70 businesses complete their business plans and secure financing. There is no cost to attend, but it is necessary to pre-register so the EDC knows how many to prepare for.

For more information, call 218-947-7522 or email to to reserve a space. Materials will be provided. The Cass County Economic Development Corporation is a local nonprofit corporation with the mission to help attract and retain jobs. For more information go to

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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