WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS, LISTEN UP!
THERE IS A NEW PLACE TO GO TO HELP MAKE YOUR BUSINESS
DREAMS A REALITY.
TONIGHT, KXLY4'S KYLEE CRUZ IS WORKING FOR YOU WITH
HOW SNAP'S WOMEN'S BUSINESS CENTER IS HELPING TO GIVE
WOMEN A JUMP START IN THE SMALL BUSINESS WORLD.
THE WOMEN'S BUSINESS CENTER IS THE ONLY ONE OF ITS
KIND IN THE REGION.
IT'S HOUSED HERE AT THE EAST CENTRAL COMMUNITY CENTER!
THEY'VE BEEN OPEN FOR LESS THAN A MONTH, ARE ARE ALREADY
HELPING WOMEN LAUNCH BUSINESSES THROUGHOUT THE AREA.
INSIDE THE WOMEN'S BUSINESS CENTER...
you are at the apex of the rubber hitting the road
MANGER LAURIE ROTH ALWAYS OFFERS ADVICE, SERVED WITH
A SMILE, TO CLIENTS LIKE HEATHER RIVIERE.
i'm still working on that, waiting on a call
SHE'S HELPING HEATHER OPEN A CREPE FOOD TRUCK.
A SWEET IDEA THAT ACTUALLY CAME DURING A SOUR TIME.
i was laid off in november and thought this is the
perfect opportunity for me to do something in synch
with who i am
FOR THE LAST MONTH, HEATHER HAS BEEN USING THE CENTER
- GETTING ONE ON ONE HELP FROM LAURIE AND TAKING COURSES
ON HOW TO RUN A BUSINESS.
there is no way i could have taken the idea and gotten
to this point on my own, the team has just been amazing
HEATHER IS ONE OF ABOUT 20 WOMEN WHO ARE USING THE
the person that is dreaming of a small business can
utilize the center here and the resources we have
to do the market resource and have technical assistance
THE CENTER GOT STARTED FROM A GRANT THROUGH THE US
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION.
SPOKANE IS JUST ONE OF JUST SIX CITIES IN THE COUNTRY
TO GET THE RECENT FUNDING.
FROM ONE ON ONE HELP TO BUSINESS TRAINING.
THE CENTER IS A GREAT RESOURCE FOR LADIES LOOKING
TO LEARN ABOUT STARTING A BUSINESS FROM THE GROUND
we can give them the tools they need to establish
sound business plans and projections, we assist them
in making loan application's packages so that they
can launch their business successfully
HEATHER IS THE SHINING STAR.
SHE'S JUST ALREADY PURCHASED A FOOD TRUCK AND IS NOW
WORKING OUT ALL THE DETAILS.
the crepe is all spread out
SO SHE CAN SERVE UP CREPES TO HER COEUR D'ALENE COMMUNITY
THE WOMEN'S CENTER IS OPEN EVERY WEEKDAY AND ON SOME
SATURDAYS -- IT'S ALSO FREE!
TO FIND OUT HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED, GO TO KXLY.COM
AND CLICK ON THE NEWSLINKS TAB.