Business 101 classes offered in Bangor

Posted Jan. 10, 2013, at 8:32 a.m.
Last modified Jan. 10, 2013, at 9:09 a.m.

Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 6 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Location: Penquis, 262 Harlow St., Bangor, ME

For more information: James Macomber; 800-215-4942 ext. 2476;

BANGOR, Maine — MaineStream Finance, a subsidiary of Penquis, will offer a free Business 101 workshop at 6 p.m. Monday Jan. 14, and Wednesday, Jan. 23, at Penquis, 262 Harlow St.

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 James Macomber is a 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