The Penning Group Sponsors Leelanau Peninsula Chamber of Commerce 1st Business Forum

In Leelanau County The Penning Group will Sponsor 1st Business Forum of Industry Experts to Discuss Issues Relevant to Small Business Owners The Leelanau Peninsula Chamber of Commerce will launch the 1st Annual Leelanau Peninsula Business Forum on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 from 7:00 am - 9:00 am at the Leelanau Sands Showroom. The following presenters will each speak for approximately 15 minutes and all will be available after the forum to answer individual questions: Legal & Entity Formation and Business Planning --Dan A. Penning, The Penning Group Lending Opportunities for Small Businesses --Michigan Certified Development Corporation, Lansing Funding and Programs Available to Businesses and Farmers --Alan Anderson, USDA Recent and Potential New Tax Developments --Shelly Bedford, Dennis Gartland & Niergarth Representatives will be on hand from the Northern Michigan Economic Alliance and the MEDC The forum is open to the pubic.

The Leelanau Sands Showroom and Grand Traverse Resort are sponsoring the breakfast and the event will be opened with a welcome greeting from Chairman Derek Bailey. The cost is $10 for Leelanau Peninsula Chamber of Commerce members and $15 for non-members which includes breakfast. For reservations call Sally Guzowski at the Leelanau Peninsula Chamber of Commerce at 271-9895 or email Sally directly at I look forward to talking with you at the Business Forum! Dan A. Penning