LEWISTON — New Ventures Maine is offering a free, self-employment workshop from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Dec. 14, at the Lewiston CareerCenter, 5 Mollison Way.

The one-session workshop will help people decide if self-employment is the right choice. 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 the many resources available to help succeed. The workshop will be led by Karleen Andrews, microenterprise specialist for the Western Region of New Ventures Maine.

To register for this class, email Karleen Andrews at [email protected] or call 207-557-1885. Advance registration is recommended.

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