Small Business Class Starts July 23rd in Cape Coral

Goodwill's MicroEnterprise Institute is accepting applications
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CAPE CORAL, Fla. - July 6, 2018 - PRLog -- Cape area residents who are thinking about starting their own business are invited to apply to the Goodwill Southwest Florida MicroEnterprise Institute, scheduled to begin July 23rd.

The MicroEnterprise Institute is a six-week training program to help emerging entrepreneurs start new ventures and grow small businesses. Graduates complete a feasibility plan and management training course, working with mentors who are successful businesspeople.

Classes will be held from 6 to 9 p.m., on Monday and Thursday evenings at the Public Works building on 815 Nicholas Pkwy East, Cape Coral, FL  33990.

MicroEnterprise participants will hear from subject matter experts in the areas of accounting, legal, marketing, insurance and funding, according to Sandra Plazas, Goodwill's Community Education Manager. More than 686 entrepreneurs have graduated from the Goodwill SWFL MicroEnterprise Institute, and many have successfully started their own businesses.

"This program cleared my vision about business, gave me the tools to be brave enough to move forward, and made sure that I know what I need to know to proceed with caution.  I can't thank this entire group enough," said Mary Ellen Bonelli, a recent graduate.

To apply, visit www.goodwillswfl.org/microenterprise, or call (239) 995-2106 Ext. 2215 for more information. The course is $80; applicants who meet certain income guidelines are eligible to attend the course without cost.

The Goodwill Southwest Florida MicroEnterprise Institute is administered by Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida, Inc., which is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that serves Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties. Its mission is to help people with disabilities and disadvantages by offering life-changing opportunities to achieve independence.

Other Goodwill programs in Southwest Florida include, adult and youth employment services, connections to community resources and jobs, disability-accessible housing, a camp for adults with disabilities and more. The retail stores collect and sell donated items and new goods, which help fund the services and programs offered in Southwest Florida. Eighty-nine cents of every dollar goes back into supporting Goodwill's programs and services in our Southwest Florida area. The organization is currently in its 52nd year of operation.

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