Whitman, Start-Up NY host guest speaker on overcoming disabilities in self-employment
Whitman, Start-Up NY host guest speaker on overcoming disabilities in self-employmentAugust 21, 2008Amy Schmitzaemehrin@syr.edu
The Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, in conjunction with the Burton Blatt Institute and Start-Up NY, will host a guest lecture by Kevin Webb at the South Side Innovation Center (SSIC) on Wednesday, Sept. 10. The lecture, titled “Overcoming Challenges of Disability in Self Employment and the Importance of Support,” will begin at noon. The SSIC is located at 2610 S. Salina St. in Syracuse.
Webb is the co-owner of Webb/Taylor Horseback Riding and Boarding, located in Glasgow, Ky. Webb opened his business with his father and has since participated in a statewide project to expand self-employment opportunities and support in Kentucky through an inventive partnership between Vocational Rehabilitation, the Governor’s Council, state and local Small Business Development Centers, the University of Kentucky and Griffin-Hammis Associates, a consultancy specializing in developing communities of economic cooperation.
The guest lecture costs $15 for the general public, $5 for SSIC tenants, and is free for Start-Up NY participants. R.S.V.P. to JoAnn Puchir, administrative coordinator at the SSIC, at (315) 443-8634 or firstname.lastname@example.org.