LEWISTON — A free, two-week class for anyone interested in starting a business is being offered in Lewiston starting on May 15.

“The Basics of Starting a Business” is a joint project of the Maine Centers for Women, Work and Community and the Women’s Business Center at Coastal Enterprises Inc.

Classes will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 15 and 22, at USM Lewiston-Auburn College, 51 Westminster St.

The class covers the basics of business plans, marketing and cash planning and is suitable for those thinking about or in early startup phase of a new business. Preregistration and attendance at both sessions is required. For more information or to register, call Laurie McDonnell at 753-6612 or email Jean Dempster at: [email protected]

For more information on Women, Work and Community or upcoming programs, go to www.womenworkandcommunity.org.

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