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Every Success Story Has a Beginning!

Enter PowerUP! and you could win a CASH AWARD to start your business. Attend classes, meet with a business counselor and learn how to write a business plan. To apply, you must attend an orientation. Bring your laptop, tablet, or mobile device with you to begin the application process.

For more details on the competition go to

Additional orientations:

Central Library - Friday, February 21 | 6:00-7:30 pm

Central Library - Wednesday, February 26 | 9:30-11:00 am

Gravesend Library - Tuesday, March 10 | 6:00-7:30 pm

Dime Community Bank - Thursday, March 19 | 6:00-7:30 pm

Central Library - Friday, March 27 | 9:30-11:00 am

New Lots Library - Thursday, April 2 | 6:00-7:30 pm

Central Library - Monday, April 6 | 6:00-7:30 pm

Lead support for PowerUP! is made possible by Dime Community Bank.

Additional funding is provided by, Con Edison, ReferenceUSA, Elizabeth Crowell & Robert Wilson, Ridgewood Savings Bank, and Signature Bank. 

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