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May 12, 2014

Helping Women Help Themselves (HWHT) is a non-profit organization created to provide education and on-going business support to women that are currently operating or thinking about starting their own micro-business. In collaboration with Bank of America, HWHT will be hosting 3-hour micro-business seminars at select San Diego County Library branches.

The following seminars will be presented in English:

  • Saturday, May 31: 10am-1pm, Encinitas, 540 Cornish Drive
  • Saturday, June 7: 10am-1pm, Lakeside, 9839 Vine Street
  • Saturday, June 28: 10am-1pm, 4S Ranch, 10433 Reserve Drive
  • Friday, July 11: 10am-1pm, Fallbrook, 124 S. Mission Road
  • Saturday, July 19: 10am-1pm, Bonita Sunnyside, 4375 Bonita Road
  • Saturday, July 26: 10am-1pm, Casa de Oro, 9805 Campo Road #180
  • Saturday, September 13: 10am-1pm, Santee, 9225 Carlton Hills Blvd #17
  • Saturday, September 27: 10am-1pm, Poway, 13137 Poway Road

The following seminars will be presented in Spanish:

  • Friday, May 30: 10am-1pm, Borrego Springs, 587 Palm Canyon Drive Suite 125
  • Friday, June 6: 10am-1pm, Fallbrook, 124 S. Mission Road
  • Friday, June 27: 10:30am-1:30pm, Spring Valley, 836 Kempton Street
  • Saturday, July 26: 10am-1pm, Casa de Oro, 9805 Campo Road #180
  • Saturday, August 9: 10am-1pm, Vista, 700 Eucalyptus Ave

"The logo development, the advice, the general support and belief in what I am doing has been amazing," said Autumn B., a resident of Encinitas who attended a seminar.

In addition to the seminar, participants will receive a free Micro-Business Manual which will provide an overview of topics such as knowing your resources, developing a strategy, getting the correct permits, and much more. Participants will also have access to on-going business support, including one-on-one business consultation, logo development, and other graphic arts services all free of charge.

To register for the seminars or to learn more about the seminar details, contact Sandra Raygoza at Registration is also available at the participating library locations. For more information on San Diego County Library, visit

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