Business workshops offered in County

Posted July 20, 2010, at 1:17 a.m.

MADAWASKA, Maine — Maine Centers for Women, Work and Community will offer an introductory business-planning workshop in three locations in Aroostook County this summer.

The Introduction to Self-Employment training is scheduled for 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 2, at the Madawaska ACAP Center; 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 9, at the University of Maine at Fort Kent; and 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 16, at the Caribou Learning Center.

The workshop will walk participants through the pros and cons of owning a business, show how to get started step by step, point out the major elements of a business plan, introduce resources available in Aroostook County and statewide, and help decide whether self-employment is the right choice.

The training is open to all entrepreneurs who are considering starting a business. Business owners who want a refresher on business planning, marketing and financial cash flow planning also are welcome to attend.

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For more information or to register for the workshop, contact Erica Quin-Easter, Microenterprise coordinator at Women, Work and Community at 764-0050 or Pre-registration is required, and there is no fee. printed on December 2, 2016