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MELSA Project Manager
Libraries, Jobs and Small Business Webinar Series
Metropolitan Library Service Agency Agency, Minnesota
St. Paul, Minnesota
Serves 8 Library Systems
Anoka County LibraryRamsey County Library
Carver County Library St. Paul Public Library
Dakota County Library Scott County Library
Hennepin County Library Washington County Library
Collaborate with community partners
Establish a seamless entry system
Where every door is the right door
Invite small business support organizations to Task Force meetings.
Small business workshops offered by community partners at MELSA libraries.
Small business online resource center and business plan tool.
Cross training for community partner staff and counselors.
Helping Create Small Businesses in America Agency, Minnesota
Tom Schaefer SCORE mentor
Willmar & Worthington areas and New Ulm
and Cannon Falls area
Albert Lea, Austin & Owatonna
St. Cloud, Alexandria, Park Rapids, Brainerd Lakes
Lake Superior area
SCORE will provide free face-to-face counseling through its 13,000 volunteers across all its 360 chapters
SCORE will offer a myriad of educational workshops covering all aspects of a new business – business planning, financing, marketing, etc.
SCORE will host facilitated peer sessions to small groups of entrepreneurs
as an example…
Make you can:SCORE
Your First Source of
Nancy Corcoran you can:
Hennepin County Library
St. Anthony Library
May 17, 2011
Thriving small businesses contribute to a healthy local and national economy
Small business opportunities offer a viable alternative for the unemployed
Libraries provide unique resources that might otherwise be unavailable to many small businesses
Government Agencies – local, state and national
June 21: Foreclosure, and Bad Credit and No Job, Oh My!
Understanding Unemployment Insurance and Impact on Your Library Customers
Working With Your Workforce Center
Crossroads (monthly newsletter)