Service Corp. of Retired Executives (SCORE) offers a prebusiness workshop each month to help start-up businesses, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., with registration beginning at 7:30 a.m. Cost of the workshop, held at the Library Center of Point Park College and the Carnegie Library, downtown, is $60 with advance registration or $65 at the door. Group registration allows additional members of a group to pay a discounted rate of $40 each. SCORE is a nonprofit association of retired business executives who volunteer their time and experiences to providing free and confidential counseling to small businesses. Contact SCORE at (412) 395-6560, ext. 130, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Western Regional Office of the Bureau of Contract Administration and Business Development offers free monthly seminars on the topics of state MBE/WBE certification and state contracting. For program dates and to register, call Christina Jumba at (412) 442-5872.