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Buying a Business: Why Start from Scratch?

Wednesday, July 18 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm • Organized By Square One Small Business Services by Mid-Continent Public Library
2400 NW Prairie View Rd, Platte City, MO 64079


The start-up struggle is not the only way to get into business. Join us for a discussion with Brandon Graham, recent purchaser of the Jefferson’s franchise as well as licensee of franchises including Mr. Goodcents, Quinton’s and Papa Keno's, for an honest discussion of the ins and outs of franchising. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. for networking, and the program will begin at noon. Lunch will be provided. 
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Platte Valley Bank: Platte City Branch
2400 NW Prairie View Rd
Platte City, MO 64079
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