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SBDC to host course on construction of Web sites

BEMIDJI, Minn. — The Northwest Regional Small Business Development Center, housed at the Bemidji State University Center for Research and Innovation, will be hosting a course on Web site construction on Thursday, Oct. 23. The course will be held from 1-5 p.m. at the CRI, an off-campus facility located at 3801 Bemidji Ave. North.

The course has a $75 fee.

The course will be an introduction to basic Web site development, targeted towards new users of the Web and those who have been deterred from pursuing a Web presence for their business by the high cost associated with professional site development. It will be a hands-on workshop in which attendees will construct and launch a professional-looking Web site.

Upon completion of the workshop, course attendees will have a live Web site ready to be seen by visitors.

The course will be repeated on Monday, Aug. 27, from 1-5 p.m. at the Northwoods Bank in Park Rapids, Minn.; and again on Thursday, Oct. 30, from 5-9 p.m. at the Swenson House in Thief River Falls, Minn.

For more information on the course, please contact Shari Augustine at the Northwest Regional Small Business Development Center at (218) 755-4255.

Oct. 23
- 1-5 p.m. - Northwest Regional Small Business Development Center presents a Web site constructiou course targeted at small business owners. Location: 3801 Bemidji Ave. N., Bemidji, Minn. Registration: $75 per person. Information: Shari Augustine; (218) 755-4255.

About the Small Business Development Center
The Minnesota Small Business Development Centers (MnSBDC) provide no-cost, professional business consulting to small businesses on a variety of business needs. In the wake of a disaster, MnSBDCs work with small businesses to help them assess business and capital needs, including helping small business owners access federal disaster and other loans by assisting them with the required applications and supporting financial documents.

The Northwest Regional SBDC in Bemidji supports Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Kittson, Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen, Marshall, Norman, Polk, Pennington, Red Lake and Roseau counties and also has locations in Thief River Falls and Crookston.

About Bemidji State University Bemidji State University, located in northern Minnesota’s lake district, occupies a wooded campus along the shore of Lake Bemidji. Enrolling more than 5,000 students, the University offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and nine graduate programs encompassing arts, sciences and select professional programs. The University is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system and has a faculty and staff of more than 550. University signature themes include environmental stewardship, civic engagement and global and multi-cultural understanding. For further information about the University, visit Become a fan of Bemidji State University on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.