YEC hosts networking mixer, business classes

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FALLON — The Young Entrepreneurs Collective (YEC) and the city’s Co-Working Space continue to give rural entrepreneurs a leg up by hosting a business mixer and six free entrepreneurial education classes to better themselves as business owners

The YEC hosts a networking mixer at the Co-Working Space June 18 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The mixer brings business owners and entrepreneurial-minded people together to collaborate benefiting the community and building a support system for new entrepreneurs.

The Co-Working Space is the venue for six free entrepreneurial classes taught by Northern Nevada business and marketing professionals. Attendees will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the scheduled classes, valued at $700.

The schedule of classes is as follows:

Wednesday, June 24, 6:30 p.m. Social Media for Businesses

Wednesday, July 1, 6:30 p.m. Email Marketing for Businesses

Wednesday, July 8, 6:30 p.m. How to Create a Business Website

Wednesday, July 15, 6:30 p.m. Design 101 for Businesses

Wednesday, July 22, 6:30 p.m. How to Write a Press Release

Wednesday, July 29, 6:30 p.m. Networking 101 for Business Owners

Aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners alike are encouraged to take part in both the mixer and classes in addition to using the Co-Working Space’s amenities. These opportunities are designed to help business-minded individuals network and ultimately have the necessary resources to start businesses.

To attend the mixer and sign up for classes email

To learn more about the Fallon YEC or to sign up contact Valerie Lightfoot at or 775-423-3040.


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