Wednesday

Small Business Loans. Learn about the Small Business Administration guaranteed loan program, eligibility, products and services, and how to apply. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. American Bar Association Building, 740 15th Street NW, 3rd floor, Washington. Sponsor: SCORE. Cost: Free.

Call 202-272-0390.

Web site: washingtondc.score.org.

Technology Briefing Series. This event is for audio visual, information technology and facility management executives and directors interested in seeing collaborative technologies for unified communications and telepresence/videoconferencing. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 13650 Dulles Technology Dr., Suite 500, Herndon, Va. Sponsor: Whitlock and Polycom Collaborative.

Web site: whitlock.com/events.

Thursday

How to Start a Business. Learn about legal forms of business organizations, recordkeeping and accounting, business insurance, marketing, and types and sources of loans. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. American Bar Association Building, 740 15th St. NW, 3rd floor, Washington.

Sponsor: SCORE. Cost: $50.

Call 202-272-0390.

Web site: washingtondc.score.org.

Friday

Preparing a Winning Federal Proposal. Learn how to respond to federal requests for proposals. This workshop covers proposal actions, government actions, capture planning, proposal planning, development and proposal reviews.

9 a.m. to noon, American Bar Association Building, 740 15th St. NW, 3rd floor, Washington.

Sponsor: SCORE. Cost: $30.

Call 202-272-0390.

Web site: washingtondc.score.org.

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