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UMFK to host a business workshop

April 28, 2006

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University of Maine at Fort Kent academic outreach will host "The Basics of Starting a Business" on the University campus.

The three-session workshop is free for the general public. The workshop will be offered on Tuesdays May 16, May 23, and May 30 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The workshop is a collaboration of the Maine Centers for Women, Work, and Community and the Women's Business Project of Coastal Enterprises, Inc.

The three-part series will cover what it takes to run a business, the basics of marketing a product or service, handling cash flow and other financial tools.

Pre-registration is required and attendance at all three sessions is expected.

The workshop is appropriate for those who have a business idea and would like guidance on developing a sound business plan or who want support as they take the first steps to get their idea up and running.

Individuals interested in more information or in registering for "The Basics of Starting a Business" may call Women, Work, and Community at 764-0050 or 800-442-2092.

Information on the workshop and other trainings is also available at the website www.womenworkandcommunity.org.