WMU News

Entrepreneurs to discuss their experiences, insights

Sept. 3, 2002

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. -- Three Southwest Michigan entrepreneurs will detail what's it's like to do business in the Cereal City at a Western Michigan University presentation Monday, Sept. 9, in Battle Creek.

Percy Bean of Popeye's Chicken & Biscuits, Greg Dotson of the Northside Optometric Practice and Eric Stewart of Stewart Industries will present "Battle Creek's Diverse Entrepreneurs" from 6 to 8 p.m. at WMU-Battle Creek's Kendall Center, 50 West Jackson. Part of a monthly series co-sponsored by WMU's Women's Business Development Center and the Battle Creek Area Chamber of Commerce, the program is free and open to the public.

The trio will discuss their experiences as entrepreneurs, detailing the ins and outs of their industries and sharing testimonials on how to be a successful business owner in Battle Creek.

Reservations are required. For more information or to reserve a seat, contact the Battle Creek Area Chamber of Commerce at (269) 962-4076.

Media contact: Jessica English, 269 387-8400, jessica.english@wmich.edu

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