Boots-to-Business coming to the County

The Small Business Administration, Veteran's Business Outreach Center and New Ventures Maine are bringing Boots-to-Business Reboot Training Program to Aroostook County.

The event is an entrepreneurship training program for veterans and their spouses.

The program provides participants an overview of business ownership as a career vocation, an outline and knowledge on the components of a business plan, a practical exercise in opportunity recognition, and an introduction to available public and private sector resources.

Step one is the Introduction to Entrepreneurship courseeligible to Veterans of all eras, service members (including members of the National Guard and Reserve) and their spouses. This course is instructed by SBA and its partners, who are skilled business advisors.

Step two is one of the online follow-on courses instructed by a consortium of professors and skilled business advisors from the SBA Network.

A light lunch is provided by Katahdin Trust Company with morning/afternoon refreshments by Norstate Federal Credit Union.

The program will take place on Friday, December 1st, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Presque Isle Career Center.

For more information, email james.pineau@sba.gov or call 207-945-2021.