WNEC to host Extreme Business Makeover
SPRINGFIELD The Western New England College Law and Business Center for Advancing Entrepreneurship will host its third annual Extreme Business Makeover on Dec. 5. This event features experts in the fields of law, accounting, marketing, and finance offering advice on a range of issues to a pre-selected business or nonprofit group.
This year's makeover recipient is Friends of the Homeless, Inc. The event will run from noon until 2 p.m. in the TDBankNorth Community Conference Room at 1441 Main St.
The event is free and open to the public, and will be of particular interest to entrepreneurs, small business advisors, and anyone interested nonprofit management.
Friends of the Homeless Inc., is a nonprofit organization providing emergency shelter for hundreds of men and women at two locations in Springfield. The program develops individuals into self-reliant members of society, providing several supportive services and a Day Center since 1988. Friends of the Homeless is a key player in Springfield's plans to end homelessness in the city.
The Western New England College Law and Business Center for Advancing Entrepreneurship was established to provide graduate business and law students with an opportunity to offer practical consultation to entrepreneurs starting new or building existing small businesses in the community.