LTC To Offer Free Lakeshore Entrepreneurs & Inventors Network Meetings




Lakeshore Technical College is offering a new series of three free presentations for anyone interested in seeking ideas and inspiration to start or grow their own business. All of the meetings are held from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. at Lakeshore Technical College, Cleveland Campus, Cleveland Training Room.

The first meeting will be held on February 18, 2013 and the topic will be: “Building Business with Social Media” presented by Brad Fleming, Executive Creative Director and James Grunewald, CEO at Dynamic, a digital (+) agency. Brad and James will share how tools such as social media, online marketing and advertising can be employed to actualize the plan.

The second meeting will be held on March 18, 2013 with the topic being: “Promotion and Marketing on a Small Budget – Doing More with Less” presented by Tammie Hogan, President and Owner of One Source Business Solutions. Tammie will share her story of how she started her own business with a small investment, but with the correct training and education and will also discuss creative ways to promote products and services on a small budget.

The final meeting will be held on April 15, 2013 and the topic will be: “Health Care Options & Benefits” presented by Julie M. Meyer, CPCU, CEBS, Account Executive at Maritime Insurance Group. Julie will discuss the latest developments in health care reform and incentives/benefits a smaller, growing company can offer to employees.

Inventors, entrepreneurs, students, start-ups, business owners, and all interested area residents are encouraged to attend this new spring 2013 series “Go for Growth: Practical Strategies and Tips You Can Use”.

For more information, contact Kristin Abell, Director, LTC Center for Entrepreneurship, or 920-693-1658.

About Lakeshore Technical College

Each year more than 10,000 people enroll in courses at Lakeshore Technical College. They rely on LTC for job preparation, to earn a degree, upgrade a specialized skill, train as an apprentice, or seek a high school equivalency. LTC faculty and staff meet students where they are in life and help them get one step closer to achieving their goals.

LTC is a nationally recognized technical college. The college was ranked the #2 two-year college in the nation for adult learners by Washington Monthly, the #17 trade school in the nation by Forbes, #11 in the nation for two-year college educational outcomes by, a top-150 two-year college for the fifth consecutive time by the Aspen Institute, and a top 10 Bellwether Award finalist.

Approximately 800 students graduate from LTC each year, and LTC’s associate degree graduates earn a median salary of $47,800* per year. In addition to the Cleveland campus, LTC serves students in Manitowoc and Sheboygan, and offers classes at additional sites throughout the district. Visit LTC at

*Source: 2019 LTC Graduate Outcomes report, 795 graduates contacted to complete the survey; 508 graduates or 64% completed the survey.