Working Wednesdays: Training center designed to help small businesses thrive will open this month

Palmetto Career Advancement in Summerville will offer resources to entrepreneurs and small businesses.
LIVE 5 WORKING WEDNESDAYS helps you connect with employers looking to hire each week.
Published: Feb. 2, 2022 at 12:52 PM EST|Updated: Feb. 3, 2022 at 5:31 PM EST
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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - A new resource center for business owners, and up-and-coming entrepreneurs opens soon in Summerville.

Palmetto Career Advancement is a non-profit training center. It will provide training, seminars, and classes to small business owners, and those looking to start a business. Classes will either be free or offered at a nominal cost. Courses will focus on marketing, finance, business planning and other professional development services.

Palmetto Career Advancement will host a grand opening February 15-17. It is located at 500 Oakbrook Lane in Summerville. You may call 843-695-7973 for more information.

Working Wednesdays will talk with the founder and executive director. Janell Geddis has been an instructor at Trident Technical College for eight years. She leads interpersonal skills training courses in the business department for corporate leadership teams at Charleston Water System and Santee Cooper.

Watch “Working Wednesdays” live at 1 p.m. every Wednesday on Live5+, the streaming app, available for free on Roku, Amazon Fire and Apple TV. After the live event is over, you can also find the recording and stream earlier editions of “Working Wednesdays” for free anytime on Live5+!

Ann McGill will talk with representatives from the companies to get in depth information about the types of services and products they provide, as well as training, benefits and other information to help you decide if it’s a company you might want to work for.

Once the live stream is finished, it will be shared right here at and on Live 5 Facebook.

If your business would like to share job information through this format, send an email to and be sure to put ‘Working Wednesdays’ in the subject line.

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