El Pajaro Community Development Corporation to hold a 10-session course: “Empresari@: A Business Education Program"

August, 2017. Watsonville, CA. El Pajaro Community Development Corporation (El Pajaro CDC) will hold “Empresari@: A Business Education Program”, a 10-session course for existing and new business owners. It is open to anyone in the tri-County area of Santa Cruz County, Monterey County and San Benito County. Empresari@ means Entrepreneurs in Spanish!

In Watsonville, the 10-session course begins on Monday, September 11th at El Pajaro CDC, 23 E. Beach Street, Suite 216 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m in Spanish and continues through November 15th.  In Salinas, the 10 session course, taught in Spanish, begins on Thursday, September 14th at Hartnell College, 1752 E. Alisal Road, Room C-106, from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m and continues every Thursday evening through Thursday, November 12th. An English session in Watsonville will be held beginning mid-October.

The price is $250 per person with scholarships are available for low and moderate income applicants.  Register at www.epcdc.eventbrite.com or call El Pajaro CDC 831-722-1224.  

Do you have a business idea you would like to develop? Would you like to develop a plan for your existing business? El Pajaro CDC and its partners want to help you succeed! Don’t miss this valuable course which includes:

·         10 session training on planning, marketing and managing a business

·         Assistance in analyzing their business idea

·         One on one professional business consulting

·         Access to micro-loan programs to help start or improve their business

·         Access to business incubation

·         Many networking opportunities

Sponsors of this important business course include City of Watsonville, City of Salinas, Community Foundation for Monterey County, Monterey Peninsula Foundation, Wells Fargo Bank, and the USDA.