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D.C. area business events, starting Sept. 23

Monday

Why Job Seekers Should Consider Temporary Jobs. This seminar will teach participants how temping can help people find a job. 10 to 11:30 a.m., 40Plus, 1718 P St. NW, Suite T-2. Sponsor: 40Plus of Greater Washington. Cost: Free. Web site: 40PlusDC.org .

Tuesday

Loudoun Federal Contractors’ Group. This monthly networking event is intended to build business relationships in the Loudoun County federal contracting arena. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mason Enterprise Center, 202 Church St. SE, Leesburg. Sponsors: Loudoun Small Business Development Center and TD Bank. Cost: Free. Web site: LoudounSBDC.eventbrite.com .

Start Your Business. This seminar will lead participants through the procedures for starting a small business. 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Mason Enterprise Center, 202 Church St. SE, Leesburg. Sponsor: Loudoun Small Business Development Center. Cost: $10 online, $15 at the door. Web site: LoudounSBDC.eventbrite.com .

Thursday

Understanding a Day in the Life of the Legal Beat. Off-the-record seminar teaches participants how to engage reporters more effectively. Noon to 2 p.m. 1000 H St. NW. Host: Legal Marketing Association. Cost: $90. Contact: Elaine Noble, elaine@noblepursuits.com.

Writing a Winning Business Plan Workshop. This workshop helps you prepare a professional business plan. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 409 3rd St. SW, Suite 100A. Sponsor: SCORE. Cost: $50. Contact: 202-619-1000. Web site: washingtondc.score.org/localwork
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Alternative Sources of Funding. This seminar explains how businesses can secure funding through microloans, crowdsourcing and venture capitalists. 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Washington DC Economic Partnership, Pepco Room, 1495 F St. NW. Sponsor: Washington DC Economic Partnership. Cost: $40. Web site: www.wdcep.com.

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