Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Hahn Small Business Workshop Friday

Rep. Janice Hahn is hosting “Surviving and Thriving in the Economic Recovery: Accessing Capital for the Entrepreneur and Small Business Owner” Friday. The free workshop is taking place on Feb. 24 at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center, Toyota Meeting Room, 3330 Civic Center Dr., from 8:30 am to 12 pm.

The workshop will feature presenters from the Small Business Administration (SBA), local business lenders and business service providers.

Local participants include the Port of Los Angeles.  Port contract and purchasing officials will be on hand to share information about current and upcoming port procurement, construction and professional service contract opportunities.

Here is the workshop agenda. RSVPs are required to or (310) 831-1799.

‘Congress on Your Corner’ Notes: SP Video, Live in Wilmington Saturday

Here’s a video of Hahn’s “Congress on Your Corner” event in San Pedro last month.

The congresswoman will visit the corner of Avalon Boulevard and East Opp Street in Wilmington Saturday for another such gathering. Constituents are invited to meet and talk with Hahn on Feb. 25 from 10 to 11:30 am.

Buscaino Community Swearing-in Saturday

Newly minted Harbor Area Councilman Joe Buscaino is holding a community swearing-in ceremony Saturday.

The Feb. 25 proceedings begin with a 10 am prayer service in Watts, followed by a 2 pm community ceremony at the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro.

Details and RSVP information are here.