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Pitch Your Plan – Phase 3, The Pitch

Event Details

Date and Time: May 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Venue: Andria Theatre

Address: 618 Broadway
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States

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Save your seat for the final phase of the Pitch Your Plan, Business Challenge
Reserved your seat to watch the final 3 businesses present their business ideas on stage at the Andria Theatre for the judges and a chance to win a community prize package valued at $38,000.

To learn more about Pitch Your Plan >>

About the presenter: Tom Copeland

Tom has been the nation’s leading trainer, author, and advocate for the business of family child care care since 1981.
He is a licensed attorney and have presented hundreds of business workshops for family child care providers across the country
From 1981 to 2009 he worked at Resources for Child Caring in Minnesota (now called Think Small), where he was director of Redleaf National Institute for 15 years.
He has written nine books on the business of family child care published by Redleaf Press, a division of Resources for Child Caring.

He was on the board of directors of First Children’s Finance, a non-profit organization providing low interest loans and consulting and technical assistance to help family child care providers succeed as a business. They operate in Minnesota, Iowa, Michigan, North and South Dakota, Kansas, Missouri, and Texas.

He graduated from Macalester College (BA) in 1972 and from William Mitchell College of Law (JD) in 1980.