KIMCO Realty and the Small Business Development Center of Northern California (“SBDC)” are hosting a 3-day “start-up boot camp”, being held on October 24, October 31, and November 7 of 2012. Brad McDowell of Smith, McDowell and Powell has been asked to act as legal representative for the panel during the Professional Roundtable portion of the seminar where participants can ask questions of the legal, accounting, insurance, and lending professionals attending. Tickets for all three days are $65.00 and more information can be found at www.sbdc.net. Participants for the event must be adequately capitalized new businesses (not a franchise) and have a polished business plan. Participants who complete the three day boot camp and write a comprehensive business plan will be eligible to apply for one full year of free rent at a KIMCO shopping center.