FARMINGTON — New Ventures Maine is offering a free, one-session workshop about self-employment from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, at the New Ventures office, 108 Perham St., Suite 2 in Farmington.

The workshop is geared for those who have wondered about starting their own business but are not sure how. The workshop may 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 startup, the major elements of a business plan, and the many resources available to help with success. The workshop will be led by Karleen Andrews, microenterprise specialist for the Western Region of New Ventures Maine.

To register, email Karleen Andrews at [email protected] or call her at 207-557-1885. Those interested are encouraged to register in advance for this popular 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.

For more information on other programs, classes and resources, go to or call 1-800-442-2092 to find the nearest center.


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