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Here’s help for business success

A free class at Mt. Hood Community College will help business owners avoid risking all of their assets just to open a business.

Lori Stegmann of the Stegmann Insurance Agency will demonstrate how to properly protect and insure a new business.

The class, called “Business Insurance 101,” will address basic questions regarding business personal property, commercial general liability, bonds and workers compensation insurance.

The class will be taught in a classroom or by live webinar from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, in the Small Business Development Center at MHCC, 501 N.E. Hood Ave., Gresham.

For information or to register, call 503-491-7658 or bizcenter@mhcc.edu.

Connect with Sandy business owners

The Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce will have its Good Morning Sandy networking event at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 5, at Mt. Hood Athletic Club, 37095 Highway 26.

The event is held to give opportunities for local entrepreneurs to meet people from other businesses while enjoying some fun and door prizes.

Bring a dollar to enter a drawing, which gives prizes to the winners and saves 50 cents from each entrant to pay for gifts and food for a needy family next Christmas.

For more information, call 503-668-4006.

Workshop on marketing with a vision

The Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce has planned a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, in the fire department annex, 17459 Bruns Ave.

This meeting will give business owners and managers help to improve their marketing programs.

During the presentation, attendees will discover what question lays the foundation of their marketing; the three Es that create raving fans; how to create an “infectious drive” among motivated sales people; and how speed creates momentum in marketing.

For more information, call 503-668-4006.

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