New Ventures class members took a break from business plan presentations Wednesday to pose with Microenterprise trainer Jean Dempster (front middle) above. Below Senator Tom Saviello stopped by to hear constituent Melissa Alleborn’s business plan presentation. Presentations continue next Wednesday. Congratulations, all!
After a varied career with many twists and turns, Michael Weymouth has found his true calling. He has taken the entrepreneurial leap and opened his own barbershop in downtown Oakland. This has proved to be professionally rewarding and has given him the flexibility he needs as a single father of a 6 year old daughter. [...]
By Gigi Guyton, Women, Work, and Community Special to the Bangor Daily News Microsoft’s launch of 32 pop-up stores this holiday season demonstrates that even the big retailers are looking for ways to stand out in an inconsistent consumer climate. But you don’t have to be a Microsoft to have a pop-up store of your [...]
WWC is excited to offer two options: ONLINE and BLENDED. BLENDED: Begins week of October 15, and has live class meetings the first and last weeks. In the four intervening weeks, students will work on their own online, with direction and resources provided weekly. Students have a choice of live sessions in Belfast, Augusta, or [...]
“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” – Yeats The WWC Micro Team at Wendy’s Retirement Lunch. With over 25 years of dedicated service helping others find their path, Wendy Rose, WWC Senior Microenterprise Coordinator, will retire at the end of August. WWC [...]
A new school year is just around the corner. Why not try a college class? It’s a great way to see what’s new in college learning, find out if college is a good fit for you now, and invest in yourself by learning something new. In today’s world of work we all need to keep [...]
How can you fit savings into your monthly budget? Long-range priorities can be hard to stick to when times are tight, whether you’re saving for a reliable car, retirement, or any goal that will take more than a few paychecks. One technique for savings success is to pay yourself just as you pay your bills. [...]
Retailing it on Main Street: Where community and business goals meet By Eloise Vitelli , Special to the BDN When Bath won national recognition as one of five Great American Main Streets this spring, it validated the efforts of countless community volunteers, business leaders and shop owners across Maine engaged in revitalizing and investing in [...]
By taking the Introduction to Self-employment as well as accessing the on-line classes WWC has developed with the Small Business Development Centers, Kayte was able to complete a business plan.
Two WWC graduates sighted at Bath Heritage Days: