Forum for home-based business owners set

The DeKalb County Business Incubator and Fox Valley SCORE are sponsoring an open forum for home-based businesses from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Feb. 12.

The forum will feature Darryl Beach, owner of 1803 Candles. He will discuss his experiences growing his family’s business from a garage to a 14,000-square-foot warehouse and manufacturing facility.

Participants can ask questions about challenges and compare experiences, network with other entrepreneurs and find out about resources to help their business grow.

The free forum will be in the Barton Conference Room of the DeKalb County Community Outreach Building, 2500 N. Annie Glidden Road in DeKalb.

To register, visit

The forum is the first in a quarterly series designed to help startup businesses network, brainstorm, solve problems and grow. For information, email or call 815-787-8999.

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