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2/12/2021 - Southbury Introduces Entrepreneur Training

Southbury Introduces Entrepreneur Training

The Economic Development and Parks and Recreation Departments of Southbury are co-hosting a training series on how to become an entrepreneur. “Hire Yourself: The Essentials to Become an Entrepreneur” is an eight-part series and will be held from mid-March through April via Zoom. It will teach participants how to produce or acquire an original product or service at a price that will allow them to compete in the marketplace.

A free, one-hour introduction to the course, led by Jack Lander, will take place via Zoom on February 22, 2021 at 7pm. To register for the free introduction go to: The full course will then be available by separate registration, through the Parks and Recreation Department at

Southbury resident, Jack Lander is an entrepreneur, an author, and an inventor with 13 patents. His most recent business has been one-on-one mentoring of inventors and startup entrepreneurs. During the past fifteen years he has witnessed the successes and failures of many small startups. These experiences and his own form the basis for his new book, “Hire Yourself, the Startup Alternative”. An e-book will be included for the participants of the course, with printed copies by request.

For questions regarding the training contact Southbury Economic Development Director, Kevin Bielmeier at: and 203-262-0683, or Dan Liddi, Recreation Supervisor at and 203-262-0633.