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Three Legislators Attend Graduation of Saco New Ventures Class

The state legislators, Sen. Justin Alfond (D-Portland), Rep. Mary Nelson (D-Falmouth), and Rep. Alan Casavant (D-Biddeford), listened to many of the business plan presentation and offered words of encouragement to the class of fourteen. The event marked the finish of a 60-hour entrepreneurship training course that helps budding entrepreneurs develop a complete business plan. The course was facilitated by Gigi Guyton, Microenterprise Coordinator for WWC’s Southern Region.

In the photo, left to right: Melissa Rivera of lalo Boutique, Sally Lehtinen of The Essential Touch, Sen. Justin Alfond, Karen Wyman of Soft Landings, Emily Eschner of The Sage Organizer, Mary Stockmeyer of A Helping Hand LLC, Willow Femmechild of Create A Life You Love, Courtney Bird of Sky Parlor Clothing, and Gigi Guyton of Women, Work and Community.

ClassDateProgram AreaLocationRegion
Grow Your Business Online- Keep My Customers2024-05-28 May 28, 2024Start a BusinessONLINE DaytimeStatewide
Work for Yourself@50+2024-05-29 May 29, 2024Start a BusinessONLINE DaytimeStatewide
Business Success- Your Marketing Strategy2024-06-04 June 04, 2024Start a BusinessONLINE DaytimeStatewide
Business Success- Pricing Strategies2024-06-06 June 06, 2024Start a BusinessONLINE DaytimeStatewide
Business Success- Bookkeeping Solutions2024-06-11 June 11, 2024Start a BusinessONLINE DaytimeStatewide
Business Success- Projecting Cash Flow2024-06-13 June 13, 2024Start a BusinessONLINE DaytimeStatewide
Exploring Self-Employment2024-06-25 June 25, 2024Start a BusinessONLINE DaytimeStatewide
Grow Your Business Online2024-01-01 January 01, 2024
(ends June 30, 2024)
Start a BusinessONLINE AnytimeStatewide
Venturing Forth: Business Planning for Entrep2024-09-03 September 03, 2024
(ends December 03, 2024)
Start a BusinessONLINE DaytimeStatewide