The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for San Jacinto College is located right here in Deer Park at 203 Ivy Ave (in the Economic Alliance building). SBDC provides advice, counseling and mentoring for anyone looking to start or grow a small business. They stay with you every step of the way and the best news is that it is all free of charge. Register for their next workshop “Access to Capital for Small Business Owners” on Dec. 14, 9:00 am to 11:00 am at https://accesstocapitaldeerpark.eventbrite.com or see their class/workshop schedule at https://www.sjcd.sbdcnetwork.net/sanjacinto/default.asp. You can reach them at (281) 476-9176 ext. 7.