Philipsburg Jubilee Library Power of Knowledge Series present “Business Planning with Edsel Gumbs”

The Philipsburg Jubilee Library in collaboration with Repairers of Broken Walls International Community; Mrs. Napolina Richardson, will be presenting under the Power of Knowledge Series 2017, “Business Planning.” This information event will be held on Thursday 30th March, 2017, from 7.15 -8.45 pm. Our Guest speaker will be Mr. Edsel Gumbs.

Edsel Gumbs holds a Bachelor’s Degree (UOC) and Associate (USM) in Business Management & Marketing, winner of St. Maarten’s Chambers of Commerce business plan writing competition 2016, and has been recognized as “ Man of the year 2016” for his services by ROTERACT.

Repairers of Broken Walls International Community (ROBWIC) is a humanitarian organization that was founded in St. Maarten in 2010 with the purpose to serve communities and uplift people wherever there is a need and provides other training initiatives.

Through its Power of Knowledge Series, the library hopes to bring awareness and trainings through various subject matters and to empower the community of St. Maarten.  Our joint objective being to share information that would stimulate entrepreneurship within our community and educate the public on writing business plans.

Topics that will be discussed on Thursday 30th of March will be Business plan writing, structuring, what goes into a business plan, what banks and funding agencies look for within a business plan.

Participation will be encouraged from the audience as persons will have the opportunity to ask related questions on their intent to start their own business, applying for loans and funding, structure of their business and putting a business plan together.

“Business planning” information session will take place this Thursday March 30th , 2017, time 7.15pm sharp to 8.45pm

Please call Brenda Abbott 580-6910, Edsel Gumbs, 524-0323 at (ROBWIC) or Maryland Powell of the Philipsburg Jubilee Library 542-2970 for more information.