July 20, 2022

1:00 PM

Starting and Financing a Small Business

Do you have a new business idea or want to learn more about starting a small business? Join the Ascension Parish Library for this virtual small business presentation designed for individuals who want to learn what it takes to start and run a successful small business.


Presenter Sonia Wilson, business consultant with Louisiana Small Business Development Center, will focus on helping participants learn how to determine the feasibility of their idea as well as how to obtain a small business loan. Topics of discussion include: the purpose of developing a feasible business plan; assessing business risks; marketing strategy development; management planning; financial planning; identifying sources of funds for business start-up; the do’s and don'ts of borrowing money; the loan application process; and the key resources available to get assistance.  

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Sonia Wilson

Business Consultant


July 20, 2022

2:00 PM

Make Your Website Work For You

In this virtual webinar, small business owners will increase their knowledge about digital skills. Discover how to create a search-friendly website that drives user action and supports your business goals. This webinar is beneficial whether you launch a new website or spruce up an old one. 

Grow with Google webinars are brought to you by Ascension Parish Library and co-sponsored by Libraries Lead with Digital Skills, a grant through the Grow with Google Partner Program and Public Library Association. Ascension Parish Library is a Silver Partner with the Grow with Google Partner Program, which helps organizations host trainings for local business owners on how to use digital tools to achieve online success and ensures that the opportunities created by technology are available to everyone.  

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Dave Delaney

Google Supported Trainer