Monday January 30, 2017 at 6:00 PM CST
Monday February 27, 2017 at 9:00 PM CST

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2021 East Hennepin Avenue
Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55413

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During the 5 week program, additional mentoring/small group coaching sessions will be available at the following locations/dates:

Eastside YMCA
Thursday, February 2nd 
875 Arcade Street
Saint Paul, MN 55106
Contact: Kevin Blake   651-490-4893 

Burnsville YMCA
Wednesday, February 8th
Community Room B

13850 Portland Avenue
Burnsville, MN 55337
Contact: Lori Koshenina  952-435-9006

Southdale YMCA
Wednesday, February 15th 

7355 York Avenue South
Edina, MN 55435
Contact: Ann Sellers  952-897-5479

White Bear Area YMCA
Wednesday, February 22nd
Commons Room

2100 Orchard Lane
White Bear Area, MN 55110
Contact: Becca Nelson  651-259-9660

Ridgedale YMCA
Thursday, March 2nd
RD Healthy Living Center

12301 Ridgedale Drive
Minnetonka, MN 55305
Contact: Nate LoChe  952-582-8246


Build Your Dream! 

5-Day Self Employment workshop for veterans and their families

5 Week program, that will meet every Monday, starting on
January 30, 2017 through February 27, 2017

Get a practical overview of the fundamentals required to start a small business in this FREE 5-day workshop for veterans and their family members.

Proven practices. Sound advice. Experienced and successful entrepreneurs themselves, our trained instructors from SCORE and Metropolitan State University will guide you through the first important steps.

  • 1 - Start Up Basics: Monday January 30, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • 2 - Business Concepts:  Monday February 6, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • 3 - Marketing Plan: Monday February 13, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM 
  • 4 - Financial Projections: Monday February 20, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • 5 - Funding Resources: Monday February 27, 2017 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Space is limited to the first 30 registrants, so register now!

Please Note: Steps to take if these classes are full.

1.  If you are not able to register for the January 30th start session due to limited seating, you may register for our next session by sending an email to stpaul@scorevolunteer.org, with the Subject of Build Your Dream - VA Program.  Please include your first/last name, email address, phone number and guests information (if any).

2.  If you would like a mentor in the meantime, please complete a mentor request by clicking HERE.

3.  Register for Local Workshops:

St. Paul Area

Minneapolis Area

South Metro