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ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – Below is a listing of upcoming training seminars.  If you would like to attend one of these sessions, or a series, please contact HSU Small Business and Technology Development Center at 870-230-5184 or register online.  


+ Starting a Business in Arkansas

This seminar prepares participants for the intensive business planning process, identifies major steps crucial to starting a business, discusses key issues that affect your business success, and discusses start-up requirements and common pitfalls you will face as an entrepreneur. Cost:  $30. Veterans attend free.

Date:  February 3.

Dual ribbon cuttings for Benton businesses

Dual ribbon cuttings for Benton businesses

BENTON, AR - Two area business will have their grand openings early Thursday, January 13, 2011.

The first will be at ARS Computing, located at 2124 Military Road Ste C. The ceremony begins at 9:15 am.

The second opening for The Pink Purse is just down the road at 2023 Military Road. That cermony will start at 9:30.

Benton Chamber to host coal discussion

Benton Chamber to host coal discussion

BENTON -- Natural Resources Research Center at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia and Arkansas Rep. Garry Smith of Camden hold meeting to discuss development of lignite coal mining in Arkansas, where 9 billion tons of the fuel remain untapped. 6 p.m. Benton Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Center. Contact: 870-235-4000.

The AP, Little Rock

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Free dental clinic on Dec. 14

Free dental clinic on Dec. 14

If you've got dental problems and can't afford to fix them, there's a free clinic coming up.

Benton Dental Associates will hold it December 14 from 6:30 a.m. to noon. They’ll provide a free exam, x-ray and extractions at the office at 437 highway five north. Call 501-794-4646 for more information.

Benton Area Chamber First Thursday Luncheon Nov. 4

Date: November 4, 2010 Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Event Description: First Thursday Luncheon for November will be held at Days Inn, 17701 Interstate 30.  Speaker for the day will be Stephen Svetz from the Attorney General's office.  He will speaking about identity theft.

Come out and network with Chamber members, enjoy a great meal catered by  EatMyCatfish,  and hear an interesting presentation.

More information at Benton Area Chamber website.