Free workshop to cover how to plan, and finance

The San Juan County Economic Development Council will present a free half-day workshop for small businesses and entrepreneurs, May 28, on San Juan Island,

The workshop is 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the library; advance registration is required.

The business and financing workshop will be presented by James McCafferty, of the Economic Development Association of Skagit County, a management consultant for more than a decade.

As part of the workshop, McCafferty will cover business financing, discuss various financing options and offer a reality check for those considering a new or expanded business venture, and will be available for one-on-one consultation after the workshop.

In addition, McCafferty will discuss federal and state tax incentive programs for small businesses

Register by calling 360-378-2906 or email:

The workshop is presented as part of the EDC Business Education Series, co-sponsored by Whidbey Island Bank, San Juan County, Town of Friday Harbor, Port of Friday Harbor and the Port of Lopez.