main menu page title feature menus content footer
My Florida C F O

CFO's Initiatives

Stay Connected

Follow the
Department of
Financial Services

Sign up for the CFO's
weekly newsletter!

Press Release

News   RSS RSS   Press Office   Archive

CFO Jeff Atwater Offers Free Workshop for Women’s Small Business Month

10/18/2011

Contact: Alexis Lambert
(850) 413-2842

 

TALLAHASSEE—Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater’s Department of Financial Services will hold a free Women’s Small Business Workshop in Tampa on Friday, Oct. 21 as part of Women’s Small Business Month. 

The workshop will be held:

Tampa - Friday, October 21, 2011
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Marshal Student Center - University of South Florida
4202 East Fowler Avenue, MSC 4100
Tampa, Fla. 33620

The workshop will provide easy-to-understand training and financial education that will increase knowledge and improve the success of an existing or planned business.  The workshop will be led by Angie Hollerich, an experienced financial consultant, professional speaker and published author.

As part of a new financial education campaign, Your Money Matter$, the Women’s Small Business workshops will provide financial education for women small business owners with the goal of having a positive impact on the financial success of the participants, which in turn will have a positive effect on the overall economy. 

Haven’t started your business yet?  Not a woman business owner?  That’s okay.  CFO Atwater welcomes any small business owner to participate in these workshops.    
                       
For registration information, visit www.MyFloridaCFO.com/Consumers or call the Consumer Services Helpline at 1-877-My-FL-CFO (1-877-693-5236).

CFO Atwater’s Your Money Matter$ initiative will also focus on assisting Florida’s senior population and military members and their families.  These events will be announced in coming months.

Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater, a statewide elected official and officer of the Florida Cabinet, oversees the Department of Financial Services.  CFO Atwater’s priorities include fighting financial fraud, abuse and waste in government, reducing government spending and regulatory burdens that chase away businesses, and providing transparency and accountability in spending.