The area’s business community is invited to attend an informational evening on available grant opportunities and resources for business development.
The 2019 business assistance seminar is scheduled from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at Niagara Culinary Institute, 28 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls. Registration and a brief networking opportunity will begin at 5:30 p.m. The event is free to attend.
Throughout the evening, presentations on a variety of topics are planned, including: grant funding opportunities through New York’s Department of Labor; the on-the-job training program, which provides funding to offset costs in training new employees in Erie and Niagara counties; workforce development programs; lending opportunities; and newly available support services for businesses.
The event is sponsored by New York State Sen. Robert Ortt; WNY Regional Education Center for Economic Development; Resource Management of Western New York Inc.; Niagara University; Niagara Falls Office of Economic Development; and Niagara County Community College’s Small Business Development Center.
Those interested in attending are to RSVP by Sept. 19 by email to [email protected].com. Free parking will be available at the culinary institute’s garage.