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A series of workshops for the small business owner or dreamer called “Entrepreneurship to the Fourth Power” will begin June 18 with a session on business planning.

Classes are $10 each and are open to the public. 

June 18: Planning for Success

July 23: Money: Where It Is and How to Get It

Aug. 27: Marketing and Sales Strategies

Oct. 15: Budgeting and Financials

All classes will be held 5-7:30 p.m. at Mesquite City Hall, 757 N. Galloway Ave., on the second floor.

The series is offered by the Mesquite Business Retention and Expansion partnership (BRE) in conjunction with the Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Dallas Metropolitan Small Business Development Center  (SBDC). 

The Mesquite BRE is a task force of the City of Mesquite, Mesquite Independent School District, Mesquite Chamber of Commerce, Eastfield College, and Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas that works to connect commerce and community for economic growth in Mesquite.

"There is a strong spirit of entrepreneurship in Mesquite and these workshops will provide information and tools to support business success," said David Witcher., director of economic development for the city. "Our City Council has stated small business retention and job creation as primary goals for the City."

For more information and registration, visit or call 972-216-6446.