Small Business Development Center Hosts Women in Networking Program July 14


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For over a decade, the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Jamestown Community College has hosted the Women in Networking (WIN) Chautauqua program every month. This program is for female business owners and women working in the business sector. The program is also sponsored by Community Bank.

On July 14 we will be meeting in person and via zoom to enable woman to exchange ideas, experiences, and address challenging issues. The SBDC has helped to build productive business relationships that benefit women throughout the region with this program. Cost to attend the lunch in person is $15 with check or credit card at Jamestown Community College, Carnahan Building, Room 123. To make a reservation or for more information on this monthly program, contact the SBDC at 716-338-1024 or go to our website at

The next WIN program will take place on Thursday, July 14 at 12pm at JCC. Our speaker is Jane Fischer, a creative change facilitator for personal and organizational development. Her passion is to help individuals, teams, and organizations arrive at creative solutions to the challenging and ambiguous problems they face, and to do so through positive mindsets. Jane’s work is focused on supporting the integration of creativity into all aspects of personal, professional, organizational, and community development efforts. Her workshops and programs are highly interactive, allowing individuals and groups to explore and experience ways to enhance collaboration, adaptability, communication, resilience, and other elements that bring the best out of people and teams. She infuses principles and practices of creative problem solving, creative leadership, creative thinking tools, collaborative mindsets, applied improvisation, and purposeful play to build and boost participants’ mindsets, skill sets, and tool sets. In addition to infusing improvisation and creativity into her workshops, Jane has also been a professional improv comedy performer for 20 years, most recently with ComedySportz Buffalo.

Administered by the US Small Business Administration, the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Jamestown Community College (JCC) vision is to create economic sustainability for all New Yorkers – one business at a time. The SBDC delivers high quality business counseling and training to clients looking to start a business or improve the performance of an existing business. Services are free and confidential and include a range of management and technical assistance from business plan development, accounting guidance, productivity enhancement and export assistance to loan information, marketing, and financial planning among other services.