Do you have a business or would like to start one? The Illinois Small Business Development Center at Bethel New Life (1140 North Lamon Avenue) offers a FREE 15-week training program that will help participants get expert help in designing a business and learning business management strategies.

This program is intended for new or existing for-profit businesses. Enrollment is by acceptance only and evening classes will be held from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. The classes are scheduled to meet weekly starting Tuesday, 3/6/18. 

The application process for "Phase One" is open through Tuesday, 2/13/18, at 12:00pm. You can also register for an optional information/orientation session on Tuesday 2/6/18, from 5:00pm to 6:00pm, at Bethel New Life, 4950 West Thomas Street.

Questions can also be directed to Curt Roeschley at 773-473-7870, ext. 113, or via e-mail at

For more information click here