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For Immediate Release:
February 10, 2014
Media Contact:
Merci L. Rodriguez

Commissioner Souto to host Free small business workshop on Wednesday, February 12th

(MIAMI) – In an effort to promote economic development for small businesses throughout Miami-Dade County,  Commissioner Javier D. Souto in partnership with the Beacon Council will be hosting a free workshop.   This FREE Small Business Workshop will take place on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 from 9 – 11 am at the West Dade Regional Library, 9445 Coral Way, Miami, FL 33165. 

The  purpose of this workshop  is to provide small business owners with a better understanding of how to grow your small business, get financial resources, access to government contracts, tax incentives and many more.  

Supporters and participants for this event are the Westchester Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce, Acción, Miami-Dade Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources, Economic Community Partnership (ECP), Miami Dade Defense Alliance (Military), Hispanic Business Initiative Fund (HBIF), Partners For Self Employment, Inc.,  FIU Small Business Development Center -  FIU SBDC, PortMiami FTZ 281, Score-for the life of your business (SCORE), and Small Business Administration.

Spaces for this event are limited and must be reserved prior to arriving at the workshop.  Reservations can be made directly with the Beacon council by contacting them at or calling 305-579-1338.

For more information please call the office of Commissioner Javier D. Souto at 305-222-2116.