Zan Wesley Holmes, Jr. Community Outreach Center
is offering a FREE class for small businesses
and non-profit organizations.

Click here to register.

The Lunch & Learn Series continues with
“Financing Your Franchise”


“Financing Your Franchise”
March 19   |   11:30 am to 1 pm   |   Bring your lunch. We will provide the drinks.
Location: Frazier House   |   4600 Spring Avenue   |    Dallas, TX

This workshop will help you answer these questions:

  • Are you running short on cash? 

  • Ever wonder how loans work or how to begin to qualify for one?  

  • Would an investor invest in my business? 

If these questions keep you up at night, then this workshop is for you. Learn how to become bankable and receive insight into how lenders and investors think. Whether you are a franchisor, existing business or startup, this workshop will help clarify your thinking about financing your business.

Presenter: Judith Collins is a certified business advisor for the Dallas Metropolitan Small Business Development Center who works with entrepreneurs and small businesses in Dallas County to start and grow their businesses. In the nine years Judith has been with the SBDC, she continues to offer valued services to small businesses and has spent 36,804 hours advising 9,350 clients. She's helped to start 531 businesses, created and retained 2,150 jobs and generated almost $63 million in capital. She has twice been honored with the North Texas SBDC Network State Star Award in 2014 and again in 2017. The annual award recognizes the top performer from each state who makes significant contributions to their Network, demonstrates exceptional performance, and embodies a strong commitment to small businesses. Judith has a B.A. degree in International Relations and Economics from Boston University, and a Masters in Public Affairs from the Lyndon B. Johnson School at the University of Texas at Austin.

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