Jesiel, Sente summit aims to get down to (small) business
Small-business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs can learn about tax credits, workforce development and other programs at a Sept. 13 summit hosted by Reps. Sheri Jesiel (R-Winthrop Harbor) and Carol Sente (D-Vernon Hills), according to a press release.
"Small business is the engine that drives our economy, employing roughly half of all Americans, so it is essential we have an environment and resources here in Lake County to ensure our small businesses are successful," Jesiel said in the release.
The summit is co-sponsored by Lake County Small Business Development Center and Lake County Partners. Jesiel and Sente will inform attendees about their efforts to help boost the economy and jobs. Sean McCarthy, director of the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, will also speak.
A continental breakfast will be served at 8:30 a.m. with the summit following and running until 11 a.m.
The free event will be held in Room A103 at the College of Lake County in Grayslake. For more information, call 847-395-8000.