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The Litchfield Area Business Association (LABA)
is a network of area business owners and managers
whose purpose is to support and shape
the future of the business community.
New members are always welcome!
 
Next LABA Meeting
Tuesday, October 17 ~ 12:00-1:00 pm
Location TBA
 
 
NCCC Offers Real Estate Principles & Practices Course
Tuesday and Thursday evenings ~ 6:35-9:35 p.m.
September 19 ~ December 7, 2017
Northwestern Connecticut Community College is offering the required course for those interested in becoming a real estate salesperson.  The course provides a clear explanation of modern real estate practices and a working knowledge of real estate in Connecticut.

Property owners, buyers, sellers, and anyone interested in pursuing real estate careers or operations will find this course beneficial and rewarding. Those students intending to sit for the State of Connecticut Real Estate Exam must attend 60 class hours, in addition to a final exam.  For a summary of the Connecticut Real Estate Licensing requirements, refer to: www.dcp.state.ct.us/licensing.  Click here for more details.

 
Entrepreneurial Center of NW CT
& Warner Theatre Present Seminar on Drones
Tuesday, October 3 ~ 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Nancy Marine Studio Theatre
68 Main Street, Torrington
Local business owners and entrepreneurs are invited to Discover the Commercial Use of Drones on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Nancy Marine Studio Theatre, 68 Main Street, Torrington. Cost of the seminar is $25.

Attendees of this event, which is co-sponsored by The Entrepreneurial Center of Northwest Connecticut and the Warner Theatre, will learn about the technology, business applications, and regulatory compliance of Unmanned Aerial Devices (UAVs) or Drones, and how emerging businesses can use drones to propel their business to the next level. Examples of businesses who may benefit from this event may include entrepreneurs in the fields of construction, agriculture, real estate, life and safety, insurance, photography, media, and more.

The seminar will be led by Corey Morin and Nina Anderson. Morin is a licensed FAA Drone pilot who will offer a live demonstration of drone flight in the studio. He will also discuss and answer questions about the application of drone usage in this innovative field. Anderson is an FAA Wings seminar instructor, has an FAA Remote Pilot Certificate and will discuss air safety. For more information and to register for the event, go to www.warnertheatre.org  Click here for more details.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Women's Enterprise Initiative
"I Don't Know What To Do With My Life"
Have you ever felt like this when you came to a crossroad in life? Do you think you have it in you to become an entrepreneur? We've just published a blog on this subject, which you can see HERE. Want to pursue it? Contact us! We're here to help.
 
 
Our website, www.wei-nwct.net, offers a lot of information for small businesses and for non profits. We also spotlight some of our clients who are running and growing their own small businesses or non profits.
 
We have also added a Client News section to our website where we showcase what people are saying about our clients' successes. Click HERE to learn about Diane Carol and Susan Smith, who own Check It Off, and also find out what the 5 Points Gallery in Torrington is up to.
 
The Women's Enterprise Initiative of Northwestern Connecticut is a nonprofit organization which provides consulting on all aspects of business ownership and nonprofit management, free of charge, to entrepreneurs and nonprofits in Northwestern Connecticut. We work with both women and men. Please visit us to learn more. Click HERE to get to our website. Referrals are always welcome!
 
Best regards, Anthea Disney, Deborah Seidel, Maggie Selby, Carole St. Mark