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December 12, 2019 @ 7:30 AM 9:00 AM PST

Image: woman learning about mistakes in borrowing - Coast Women in Business

How will you fund your business as you grow it or start a new one? Whether through family and friends, personal savings, credit cards, or a loan, you’ll need some type of funding at some point. Choosing the wrong financing structure for your business, however, can severely damage your chances of success.


Join Coast Women in Business on Thursday, December 12 as EDFC Executive Director Heather Gurewitz explains how to fund your business and avoid the biggest mistakes. Armed with this knowledge, you’ll be able to meet existing obligations and remain competitive while seeking new opportunities.


7:30 AM – Networking
7:45 AM – Introductions
8-8:45 AM – Interactive program
8:45 AM – Announcements
9 AM – Meeting ends


Free for Coast Women in Business members; $10 for nonmembers
(if interested in joining us, your first meeting is free)

About the Presenter

Heather Gurewitz

Heather is the Executive Director of the Economic Development and Financing Corporation (EDFC), a nonprofit business lender serving Mendocino and Lake Counties. She has worked in small business and community development for 15 years.

Previously, Heather was the Women’s Business Center Director for West Company and has worked with rural entrepreneurs and business owners in Mendocino County, Northeast Oregon, and Honduras. She’s a founding member of Coast Women in Business.

About Coast Women in Business

Coast Women in Business meets monthly to foster entrepreneurship and professional development on the Mendocino Coast and beyond. Membership fees are $50 annually or $10 per drop-in meeting.

Note: We welcome all—all races, all genders, all countries of origin, all sexual orientations.

Your first meeting is always free, and we offer a limited number of need-based memberships—please inquire. We’re sponsored by the West Business Development Center. We look forward to seeing you at the meeting!

Important Announcements

Upcoming meetings:

  • January: Thursday, January 9 – topic: How to Make 2020 Your Best Year Ever: Effective Goal-Setting – presenter: attorney Debra DeCarli
  • February: Thursday, February 13 – topic: Self-Love: Overcome Barriers to Success – presenter: clinical hypnotherapist and author Alena Guest


December 12, 2019
7:30 AM – 9:00 AM PST
Free – $10
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Caspar Community Center

15051 Caspar Road
Caspar, CA 95420 United States
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