May 5, 2008

The Providence Journal hosts mini, Business Expo workshops May 6 and 7

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Free, expert business advice that's what you'll get when you visit The Providence Journal's booth (#617) at this year's Business Expo, Tuesday and Wednesday, May 6th and 7th , at the Rhode Island Convention Center, downtown Providence. Learn how to finance a small business, how to get maximum results from your digital camera, and how to pinch pennies at the dinner table with a wide assortment of informative and engaging seminars at the ProJo's booth (#617) right on the Business Expo show floor.

There'll be prize giveaways valued at $100 after each seminar, and an opportunity to enter a random drawing for a framed, keepsake projoSports poster that chronicles the Red Sox 2007 Banner Year. The poster is signed by the sportswriters and photographers who covered the 2007 baseball season.

ProJo Seminar schedule for Tuesday, May 6th:

11:00 a.m. Shoestring: Pinching Pennies at the Dinner Table and Beyond

Tips on how to save money at the dinner table from Gail Ciampa, Food Editor at The Providence Journal and

12:30 p.m. How to Finance Your Small Business

Expert advice on funding your business from Scott Lajoie, Relationship Manager, Business Banking Group

2:00 p.m. Taking Great Pictures With Your Digital Camera

Shoot better business photos with tips from Michael Delaney, Managing Editor, Photography and Graphics, The Providence Journal and

ProJo Seminar schedule for Wednesday, May 7th:

11:30 a.m. Designing Your Home Office From A-Z

Learn how to set up the ultimate home office from Reece Tormos, Designer, Allied Member, AISD from Cardi's Furniture Superstores and Rhode Island Design Center

1:00 p.m. Dining 101: Etiquette for Busy Professionals

Learn the proper dining etiquette for business luncheons and dinners from Bob Burke, Proprietor of Pot Au Feu, Federal Reserve and Independence Trail.

2:00 p.m. Tips and Tricks to Fine Tune Your Resume

Transform your resume with advice from Sandra Lindblom Graduate School Co-op & Employment Specialist at Johnson & Wales University.

For more information and to register for the free seminars, go to


The Providence Journal is part of A. H. Belo Corporation (NYSE: AHC). A. H. Belo, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is a distinguished news and information company that owns and operates four daily newspapers and 12 associated Web sites.

A. H. Belo publishes The Dallas Morning News, Texas' leading newspaper and winner of eight Pulitzer Prizes since 1986; The Providence (R.I.) Journal, the oldest continuously-published daily newspaper in the U.S. and winner of four Pulitzer Prizes; The Press-Enterprise (Riverside, Calif.), serving southern California's Inland Empire region and winner of one Pulitzer Prize; and the Denton Record Chronicle in Texas. The corporation publishes various specialty publications targeting niche audiences, young adults and the fast-growing Hispanic market. A. H. Belo also owns direct mail and commercial printing businesses.

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