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IDEA Center to have entrepreneurship workshop Tuesday

SALISBURY — The Rowan IDEA Center Foundation will begin its 2019-20 workshop season for regional entrepreneurs from 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday at City Tavern, 113 E. Fisher St.

The goal of the IDEA Center Foundation is to create a structured process to build and recruit budding entrepreneurs, startups and existing business owners for Rowan County’s long-term economic growth and development, a news release said.

Kicking off the workshop series is a presentation titled “Been There, Done That: Insights From Successful Entrepreneurs” featuring successful entrepreneurs who will share their stories and provide advice. The panel of entrepreneurs will include the owners of the Miller Davis Agency, Morgan Ridge Vineyard/Brewery, Barnhardt Jewelers and New Sarum Brewery.

After Tuesday’s meeting, the IDEA Center Foundation will have monthly sessions from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on the second Tuesday at City Tavern.

Future sessions include:

• “Getting Started: A Double Play to Clean Up Your Credit and to Execute Your Business Action Plan.”

• Ask a Business Lawyer.”

• “Keeping Tabs on Your Critical Mass: Accounting, Insurance and Why You Need It.”

IDEA is an acronym for innovation, development, entrepreneurship and acceleration. The IDEA Center Foundation works in partnership with the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce, Rowan County government, Catawba and Livingstone colleges, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, business leaders and the Rowan Economic Development Commission.

People can register for the free workshops at www.rowanideacenter.com. For more information, contact the IDEA Center info@rowanideacenter.com.

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