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About Us

The Entrepreneurship Council is a grass-roots education and advocacy group for entrepreneurs. It has worked in creative partnership with other organizations with overlapping interests, notably the Mixson Business Center, Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce, City of Dothan, Wallace Community College, and the Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Innovation at Troy University. The organization began in 2010 as the Entrepreneurship Group, one of several focus groups of the annual Economic Summit on Jobs, spearheaded by Dothan Mayor Mike Schmitz. Since 2014, the Entrepreneurship Council has operated autonomously, regularly coordinating entrepreneurial education and hosting networking events in the community.

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Check back in Late December, Early January for upcoming events.  We will also post events on www.CPEProjectA.com, Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce Site, and more.  If you would like to Donate to our organization or volunteer your time to help, feel free to call (334) 655-0417 or e-mail us at info@entrepreneurshipcouncil.org.

Thank you for your time and support.

Calendar of Events

2022 Events have come to an end.

Our next year will start in February of 2023.

Volunteers Welcome

Fill free to contact Mackroyce Corbitt, Jr. at (334) 655-0417 If you would like to help with planning events, day-to-day operations, and raising funds for the Entrepreneurship Council.  We will be more than glad to discuss how you can be a part of our team to educate the community on how to start and grow a successful business.

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News

Hiring Employees 2022

On Thursday, August 25, 2002 the Entrepreneurship Council hosted a seminar on Hiring Employees.  The speakers included Ann Carr of Alabama Works and Robert Mays of Dothan Career Center in Dothan.

Financing Your Business 2022

On Thursday, July 28th 2022 the Entrepreneurship Council hosted a seminar on Financing Your Business.  The speakers included Rachel Armstrong from Regional Planning, Jeff Williams from Smartbank, Brent McMahan from Small Business Administration (SBA), and Beau Strong from Southern Development Council.

Developing/ Establishing Credit 2022

Mrs. Jernigan provided information that would benefit everyone when it comes to credit.  She touched on what it is, how to get it, and how to use it.  From purchasing insurance to purchasing a new automobile, she she showed how developing a good credit history would help.

Getting Licensed

On Thursday, May 26th 2002 we invited the City of Dothan to come and speak on Licensing and Zoning.  The event was held at the Dothan Are Chamber of Commerce.  our speakers was Mrs. Stacey from Licensing and Yvette from Zoning. 

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