FARMINGTON — New Ventures Maine will offer a two-hour, tuition-free workshop for those thinking about starting their own business. The workshop is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, at New Ventures Office, 108 Perham St.

This one-session workshop can help individuals decide if self-employment is the right choice for them. The class covers the pros and cons of owning a business, the steps needed for start-up, the major elements of a business plan, and available resources.

Karleen Andrews, microenterprise specialist for the Western Region of New Ventures Maine, will lead the workshop.

A statewide organization serving all 16 Maine counties, New Ventures Maine offers skills development and support in the areas of career planning, entrepreneurship and financial management.

To register, contact Andrews at [email protected] or 557-1885.

For more information, visit or call 800-442-2092

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