OAKHURST — Small business owners and entrepreneurs in the area are invited to a pair of free events happening at the Oakhurst Community Center on the same day. Registration is separate for each event, and both take place on Wednesday, April 5.
Part one is presented by the State Board of Equalization and part two, which includes a free lunch, is sponsored by the Madera County Economic Development Commission (EDC) and its Chamber Alliance Committee.
The first half of the day is a Small Business Tax Seminar and Resource Expo sponsored by the State Board of Equalization (BOE). Interested parties may register directly with the State Board of Equalization to be included in this morning seminar from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Register online or by phone at (888) 847-9652.
The second half of the day is a free Small Business Seminar and Resource Expo scheduled immediately after the BOE function. This event is sponsored by the Madera County Economic Development Commission and its Chamber Alliance Committee, which includes representatives from the Chambers of Commerce for Bass Lake, Coarsegold, North Fork and Oakhurst. A complimentary lunch is also included with registration. Register online or by phone via the Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce at (559) 683-7766 or the North Fork Chamber of Commerce at (559) 415-8002.
“The Chamber Alliance is really looking forward to sharing this wealth of knowledge from a variety of state and local resources for the small business owners in the community,” says Joelle Leder, Executive Director of the Oakhurst Chamber.
“It is a full day of free information for those starting out a brand new business or for those who are looking to learn something new.”
- Information from the State Board of Equalization, EDD, IRS, and Franchise Tax Board
- Madera County EDC Executive Director Bobby Kahn
- Representative from the Better Business Bureau
- Advertising, marketing and social media tips
- Information to how to get a business loan with the Madera County EDC
- Information on how to obtain a DBA and Business License
- Business resources tables
Source: Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce