Start:Me Accelerator

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Start:ME Clarkston

Start:ME is a free, intensive 14-week business accelerator for small businesses (businesses with 1-4 employees) that provides the business training, mentorship support and loan fund capital needed to develop their businesses.  The program is delivered by Emory University’s Goizueta Business School in partnership with Friends of Refugees, Clarkston Community Center, and Partnership for Community Action.

 Since 2013, Start:ME Clarkston has helped 50+ small business owners — mechanics, artists / makers, bakers, caterers, tutors, and more — start or grow their business. The program is recruiting for its 2017 program and is now accepting applications from promising small business owners who live or operate businesses in Clarkston or neighboring areas.  Applications are due on November 14th, 2016.

 To learn about the program, please attend an upcoming information session in the Clarkston Community:

 Wednesday, October 5th (6PM to 8PM) at Refuge Coffee – 4170 E. Ponce de Leon Ave NE

    • Saturday, October 22nd (11AM to 1PM) at Clarkston Community Center – 3701 College Ave

    • Thursday, November 3rd (6PM to 8PM) at First Baptist – 3199 Church Street

    •  More program details can also be found online at http://www.startmeaccelerator.org.
    •  In addition to small business owners—we are recruiting mentors!  Have you established a successful business before or have strong finance and accounting, business planning, operations, marketing and/or business law experience? If so, please consider serving as a business mentor for Start:ME Clarkston. Learn more and sign up at http://www.startmeaccelerator.org/become-a-mentor.
  • If you have any questions, please reach out to Start:ME Program Coordinator Sushma Barakoti at startmeclarkston@gmail.com or call 570-290-0497.

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06/18/16: World Refugee Celebration and ServiceJuris

From 10 am to 2 pm, we celebrated Georgia World Refugee Day with Soccer in the Streets on our beautiful soccer field. The event attracted support from all over the community and resulted in a great turn out.

Additionally, we had the amazing support of the ServiceJuris team. They helped us renovate the center by repainting our benches and lines on the ground, creating new tables, mulching the garden areas, and fixing our porch. We cannot give enough thanks to the volunteers who helped make our center look brand new again!

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Network Atlanta

You need an affordable computer!!

Network Atlanta refurbishes donated computers, installs Windows 7 and Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Security Essentials Antivirus. We are a Microsoft Registered Refurbisher.

Desktop PCs at $150, Laptops ranging from $180 and $200.

Computers available at CCC, 3701 College Ave, Clarkston, GA 30021.

Network Atlanta also provides computer literacy training at CCC and Cafe Clarkston at 3895 Church St, Clarkston 30021. Please contact Justine Okello at connector@clarkstoncommunitycenter.org for more information.

 

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Learn English at CCC

Learn English using online tools

Practice speaking in English

Discover excellent online learning resources

Wednesdays, 7-9pm New classes begin on January 6th.

Contact Tom Carr 404-237-6968 for more information

 

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