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Library hosts workshop on starting a home-based business – Examiner Enterprise


The Bartlesville Public Library is offering a free workshop for adults wanting to learn the basics of starting a home-based business at 11 a.m. Oct. 19 in Meeting Room A.

Larry Thrash, who is branch director of Bartlesville’s SCORE, is the presenter. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Ouachita University and an MBA from Memphis University.

Thrash served in the Advanced Weapons Support Command in Germany as a lieutenant in the U.S. Army. After leaving the military, Thrash co-founded an oil and gas drilling and completion company in Bartlesville before transitioning as a bank consultant.

He was president of the Strategy Center at Tri County Tech and is a certified business incubator manager. Since retiring, Thrash has continued his entrepreneurial journey with several local businesses. 

This program will include an informal discussion and general overview of topics such as required permits and licenses, setting up an office, business planning and funding. The program will also be livestreamed on Facebook Live. Registration is not required. The program is free and open to the public.

For more information, call the library’s reference desk at 918-338-4168.