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Business leaders, entrepreneurs to provide an interactive experience which will prepare participants to create/grow ventures successfully

CenterFuse and Innovate Manassas is set to launch the first LaB Bootcamp 101.

The boot camp starts May 2 and runs until July 25.

The Bootcamp is held every other Wednesday evening doors open at 6:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. The cost for the eight-session program is $200.

The program is ideal for those individuals in a home based business or any startup including those in the idea phase. Any people with the passion, vision, and insight to start and grow a business.

The LaB Bootcamp offers assistance and training in:

• Challenges and opportunities for new and growing ventures
• Innovative marketing
• Business Concepts and ideas
• Legal considerations
• Sustainability
• Financing the business
• Accounting
• Fundamentals and operations
• Using technology & social media
• Intellectual Property
• …and much more!

The LaB Bootcamp is a series of intensive education sessions designed to help entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs develop the skills necessary to create successful, growth-oriented businesses.

A team of business leaders and guest entrepreneurs provide an interactive experience which will prepare participants to create/grow ventures successfully. Attendees also receive one-on-one consulting assistance.

Focused, intense, and packed with useful material, LaB Bootcamp is tailored to aspiring entrepreneurs, helping them answer the following questions:

• What is a good business concept?
• How can I determine if my business idea is a good one?
• Do I really need a business plan and, if so, how can I write a great one?
• What do I need to know about my customers and the market, and how can I get answers?
• Where do I get financing?
• How do I make sense of the numbers and which numbers really matter?
• What is a business model, and does my business model make sense?
• What is guerrilla marketing? Are there ways to do more with marketing while spending less?
• What does it really take to succeed in business by myself?
• Where do I go to get the information I need to organize my new business?

A team of experienced business leaders all successful entrepreneurs work with participants, introducing ideas and concepts, and showing you how to apply them to a current or potential business. At the end of the eight sessions, participants will have completed a business plan and have the opportunity to pitch their idea and plan to a group of potential investors.

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Win four tickets to see ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ to benefit Haymarket Regional Food Pantry

A special screening of Marvel’s new Avengers: Infinity War movie will be held on Thursday, April 26 — a day before the movie is released in theatres.

The special screening will benefit the Haymarket Regional Food Pantry.

Potomac Local subscribers have a chance to WIN a family-four pack of tickets to the show courtesy of Simple Luxuries Travel

From an email. 

I wanted to make you aware of a community event here in Manassas that is designed to help stock the shelves of the Haymarket Regional Food Pantry.

Simple Luxuries Travel is hosting a private, invitation-only preview screening of Avengers: Infinity War on April 26 at 7 p.m. in Manassas.

We would like to offer you a family 4-pack of tickets to giveaway to one of your viewers/subscribers. How you choose to pick the winner is at your discretion, we would just need the name and email of the winner to get them their tickets since all tickets to the event will be electronic.

With Disney releasing the Avengers and the Incredibles movies this year we want to use this superhero theme to reach out and encourage people to be their own superhero and help those families in need. Many people look at the holidays to help those fighting hunger but this need must be addressed each day for some families.

The screening will be held at Manassas Stadium 14 & IMAX, located at 11380 Bullock Drive near Manassas.

The winning Potomac Local subscriber will be notified via email on Friday, April 20.

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I-95 Express tolls suspended due to flooding — No access at Prince William Parkway

Officials have suspended tolls on the Interstate 95 Express Lanes this morning.

Flooding on the I-395 HOV Lanes at Landmark in Alexandria has caused major backups on the main lanes of Interstates 95 and 395.

There is no access to the Express Lanes at Prince William Parkway in Woodbridge.

From I-95 Express Lanes spokeswoman Pierce Coffee:

“…flooding on 395 means it has remained closed this morning as crews pump out the water. We’re working to have it open as soon as possible.

The Lanes are being closed and diverted at Prince William Parkway in coordination with Virginia State

Police and VDOT to try and manage this morning’s incidents and closures.

We’re working to have all lanes reopened as quickly, and safely, as we can.”

The reversible lanes are expected to close to all traffic at 11 a.m. for its regularly scheduled turnaround time, reopening at 1 p.m. for drivers headed south from Washington, D.C. into Virginia. 

From the National Weather Service:

DTQ celebrates opening day at Fuller Heights Park in Triangle

Players and their families gathered at Fuller Heights Park at noon Saturday to celebrate opening day 2018. 

Prince William County Potomac District Supervisor Maureen Caddigan threw out the first pitch at the park located on Fuller Heights Road outside the main gate of Quantico Marine Corps Base.

Thanks to Cindy Luddington for sharing these photos with us.

 

Manassas Battlefield National Park rangers burn 45 acres in effort to restore original views of park

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