April 10, 2013

Owens Community College to Host Free ‘Crowdfunding for Your Small Business’ Seminar, April 19

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Northwest Ohio business professionals are invited to learn about ways to enhance organizational success through innovative outreach methods as Owens Community College serves as host to a free “Crowdfunding for Your Small Business” Seminar on Friday, April 19.

Presented by the College’s School of Business and the Great Lakes Credit Union Inc., the event will occur from 7-9 a.m. in the Audio/Visual Classroom Center Room 121 on the Toledo-area Campus. Owens is located on Oregon Road in Perrysburg Township. The seminar is free and the public is encouraged to attend.

Attendees will be able to learn about one of the newest small business funding methods and how a collective group of individuals, via networking and resource outreach efforts, can significantly impact an organization’s awareness and growth potential.

Serving as seminar presenter is Great Lakes Credit Union Inc. President and Chief Executive Officer David Seeger. In addition to his lecture presentation on crowdfunding, Seeger will provide an update on the economic status of the region and forecast of the business environment in Northwest Ohio.

For more information about the event, call (567) 661-7280 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext. 7280. To register, visit www.owens.edu/businessconference.

Owens Community College is an accredited two-year, state-assisted institution of higher education that has served Northwest Ohio since 1965. With a commitment to providing small classes, personal attention and unmatched affordability, the College serves the diverse academic needs of credit and non-credit students on the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses, as well as at the Arrowhead Park Learning Center in Maumee and the Learning Center at The Source in downtown Toledo. Owens offers associate degrees that transfer to baccalaureate degrees in the Arts and Sciences and over 130 technical program areas in Agriculture, Business, Health Sciences, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Skilled Trades, and Engineering and Transportation Technologies. Owens students also can earn the first two years of a bachelor’s degree with a smooth transfer to any area four-year college or university. For more information, visit www.owens.edu.