HAMLET – Learn the steps for establishing a board of directors for your nonprofit organization in the state of North Carolina by signing up for a free seminar offered through the Small Business Center at Richmond Community College.

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HAMLET – Richmond Community College’s Small Business Center will offer a free seminar on Wednesday, October 11, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Cole Auditorium. Author and business owner Diane Wolfe will present information about effective websites and blogging for small businesses.

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HAMLET – As of January 2017, there are 500 million tweets sent each day! To help local small businesses benefit from all this online conversation, the Small Business Center of Richmond Community College will present a free seminar, “Blogging and Twitter for Business Owners,” from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Aug. 9, at the Cole Auditorium.

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