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Town Holds Workshop for Opening or Expanding a Business

November 24, 2015
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Town Holds Workshop for Opening or Expanding a Business

North Hempstead, NY –North Hempstead Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth and the Town Board welcomed more than 60 commercial real estate brokers and developers, local chambers of commerce leaders and business owners to the Clubhouse at Harbor Links in Port Washington on November 18th for the first ever “What to Know Before Opening or Expanding a Business” workshop.

The event was hosted by the Town’s Building Department and Business and Tourism Development Corporation (BTDC), and was co-hosted by Long Island Business, who was represented by their web editor Adina Genn. The program featured remarks from BTDC Executive Director Kim Kaiman as well as Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth.

“We never forget that it is our businesses that make our communities successful and vibrant,” Supervisor Bosworth said. “And while we cannot simply hand you the keys to a new store or give you a free month’s rent, we are here today to make your path as easy as possible, by answering some of the most common questions, and helping you navigate around the more common pitfalls.”

Presentations were also made by Kathleen Deegan Dickson, Esq. who discussed when you should retain a legal professional, Town Deputy Building Commissioner Glenn Norjen, Town Planning Commissioner Michael Levine, and Town Building Commissioner John Niewender.

The seminar was sponsored by AVZ Certified Public Accountants; Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana, LLP Counselors at Law; Janney Montgomery Scott LLC; LIDC/LISBAC; National Grid; PSEG Long Island and Santander Bank.

To check out the PowerPoint presentation shown at the seminar please log on to www.northhempsteadny.gov/btdc-building-presentation.

From left, seated, Kathleen Deegan Dickson, Esq; Deputy Building Commissioner Glenn Norjen; Planning Commissioner Michael Levine; Building Commissioner John Niewender. From left, standing, BTDC Executive Director Kim Kaiman, and Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth.

Supervisor Bosworth addresses the crowd.

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