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2014 Broad Street Run
2014 Broad Street Run

Last month, I reported spring has finally sprung. It is time for runners to lace up the shoes and run OUTSIDE (when it is not raining)! But after those 5 inches of rain yesterday, they say "April Showers bring May flowers!" Maybe, the city of brotherly love will have a nice blossom of flowers for the 35th Annual Broad Street Run on Sunday, May 4th. An expected crowd of 40,000 local and international attendees will be out and about for the capacity crowd of 25,000 runners on Broad Street. Let's get ready to run our businesses with the following cost-effective networking events!

Saturday, May 3rd 9:00am - 12:00pm - "Get Financially Fit: A Series for Women about Money." The Credit Woman, LLC is proud to participate on the panel at Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown's event. It is free and open to the public. RSVP by contacting Brian Taylor at 215-686-3438 or

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 6:00-8:00 pm "How to start a Twitter Revolution" Learn how you can use Twitter to:

  • Save your family in the case of an emergency
  • Short the correct stocks in your investment portfolio
  • Monetize your small business
  • Get fantastic customer service

The event is free, but registration is requested @

Wednesday, May 7th 6:30pm "Business Tech Expo Sponsors Meet and Greet." This is a free event for the sponsors of the 5th Annual Business Tech Expo in Philadelphia. Sponsorship is only 110.00 to receive a ticket (value $40.00) , full page 8.5 by 11 black and white ad (value $100.00) and network in a personal setting with the other sponsors (value priceless) to grow your business through networking and learning cost-effective technologies to grow your business. Sponsor today @

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 6:30pm "Using Census Data for Businesses." Program highlights include:

  • How to use census data to develop the demographic portion of a business plan, choose a location for a business and measure business competition
  • The differences between Decennial Census Data and the American Community Survey
  • How to maneuver within the and American Fact Finder websites to access Census data


Thursday, May 15th 8:00am - 3:00pm - "Legacy Small Business Summit" presented by the Urban League of Philadelphia and the Wharton SBDC featuring the Small Business Solutions expo and workshops on: Building a Legacy through Entrepreneurship, Doing Business with Big Business, Grant Writing Fundamentals.


Save the Date:

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at 6:30pm - Tech Talk for Start Ups with Anaiis Salles at the Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library, A Tech Talk Cooperative program ( This program will introduce and orient attendees on using domain names and websites, email and autoresponders, landing pages, and social media (eCommerce) to promote a business or for individual use. Read more @

Sunday, June 29th 3:00pm - 6:00pm - "What is your vision" for 2014 “In order to develop a positive action we must develop a positive vision.”—Dalai Lama. The workshop begins with a short presentation in which you’ll learn WHY these poster-sized collages are essential to goal setting and their basis in the science and neurology of the brain, not art making. Register for the early bird savings @

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Sunday's Broad Street Run forecast from - a high of 67 degrees with a 20% chance of rain. Happy Running!

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