Freedom National Bank sponsors Entrepreneurial Summer Camp

From August 22nd through August 31st, the Rhode Island Small Business Recovery Program and SCORE will host sixteen free seminars presented by the area’s finest small business trainers.  All seminars will be held at the Centerville Seminar Center 875 Centerville Road, Warwick, Building 2, Suite 5.   Pick and choose those programs that appeal to you…

Wednesday, August 22nd

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. “What Am I Doing Here? Making Networking Work for You!”,

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. “The Top Seven Reasons to Use Video on Your Website”,

6:30p.m. – 8:30p.m. “Marketing with Stories…how to create buzz and gain mind share through the power of stories”

Thursday, August 23th

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. “The Mystery of the Missing Prospect”

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. “Razor-Thin Positioning: Become the Expert and Gain Market Share by Narrowing Your Focus”

6:30p.m. – 8:30p.m. “Building your Brand”

Monday, August 27th

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. “Essential Public Speaking Skills for Business Success”, presented by Alyson Arnold, President of Speak Easy.
Tuesday, August 28th 

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. “Pricing for Profits”, presented by David Lucier, CPA.

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. “An Entrepreneur’s Legal Toolbox”, presented by Nicholas Pereira, Esq.
Wednesday, August 29th

9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  “Finding Your Omaha:  How to Create Your Business’s Roadmap to Operational Success”, presented by Tom Stocker, President of Owner’s Edge, LLC.

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  “Evaluating a Business Purchase Opportunity”, presented by Dan Morrison, Partner/Area Director, Murphy Business and Financial Corporation

6:30p.m. – 8:30p.m. “Is Your Business Website Connected? Increase Your Online Visibility”, presented by Chris Sheehy, President of Sidewalk Branding Company.
Thursday, August 30th          

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. “Triple Your Income with Your #1 Asset: Your “List”, presented by Kevin Conway, President of Cutting Edge eMarketing.

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  “Access to Capital”, presented by SEED Corp. and Freedom National Bank.

6:30p.m. – 8:30p.m. “QuickBooks Essentials”, presented by Tammy Collins, Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor and President of Paragon Small Business Solutions.

Friday, August 31st  

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. “Do-It-Yourself Website Workshop”, presented by Justin Capaldi of Capaldi Web Design.
Complete descriptions of each of these seminars can be found at There is no charge to attend any or all events, but space is limited and reservations are necessary at If you have questions, please call Dave Nash at 401-447-8000.

These programs are made available through the generous support of Freedom National Bank.

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