As the recession creeps on, The Baltimore County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority (BCAC) offers an event that will provide the community with valuable information and resources for seeking better employment and creating a small business. On March 26, the ladies of Delta Sigma Theta will host their third annual Entrepreneurship Expo and Employment Readiness Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

“BCAC hopes that the will give people the incentive and information on how to start their own business. We also are providing a network for business owners to network by sharing their successes with others. The knowledge gained at this event will demonstrate that things you may be passionate about can lead to a successful business idea,” said Barbara Crawley, chapter president of the Baltimore County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, in an e-mailed statement.

This free event will include two information sessions geared towards those seeking employment. This first session begins at 9 a.m. and will allow the attendees to have their résumés assessed and reviewed by Human Resources professionals. The second session, beginning at 10 a.m., will be an information session on how to complete the KSAs (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities) section of federal job applications.

The events and sessions for those who are interested in starting a business or are already entrepreneurs takes place from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Attendees have the opportunity to network with over 20 entrepreneurs, showcasing a wide range of businesses. Information sessions feature U.S. Small Business Administration, Women Entrepreneurs of Baltimore (WEB), and other entrepreneur assistance organizations and will also include a Q & A session with successful business owners.

The event takes place Saturday, March 26 at Randallstown Community Center located at 3505 Resource Drive, Randallstown, Md., from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.


Courtney Bonaparte

Special to the AFRO