Business 101 workshop offered in Dover-Foxcroft

Posted Jan. 10, 2013, at 8:37 a.m.
Last modified Jan. 10, 2013, at 9:09 a.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 6 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Location: Penquis, 50 North Main Street, Dover-Foxcrot , ME

For more information: James Macomber; 1-800-215-4942 extension 2476 ;

DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — MaineStream Finance, a subsidiary of Penquis, will offer a free Business 101 workshop at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, and Jan. 22, at Penquis, 50 North St. Many people have ideas for businesses but are unsure of the next steps or what is involved in starting a business.

The workshop provides an overview of the pros and cons of operating a microenterprise or small business, including the basics of a business plan and available resources for business development. Additional topics include Being An Entrepreneur, Business Success, Networking, Budgets and Credit. MaineStream Finance also offers small business lending and one on one business technical assistance with a microenterprise consultant.

Workshop instructor will be James Macomber, microenterprise consultant and 2008 SBA Home Based Business Champion for Maine and New England.

To register for the workshop visit and click on “Workshops and Trainings,” then complete the registration form, or call 800-215-4942, ext. 2476, or email