Smart Start workshop Monday in Richland

Learn how to start a business in Benton and Franklin counties at a workshop presented Monday by the Washington State University Tri-Cities Business LINKS program.

The Start Smart workshop will answer questions focusing on business plan basics.

The Start Smart workshop is at 6:30 p.m. at the Richland Public Library, 955 Northgate Drive. Registration for the two-hour workshop costs $25 for up to two people. Pre-register at or call 372-7101.

The Start Smart workshop is repeated the second Monday of each month. The next two are scheduled for Oct. 10 and Nov. 14. Start Smart is co-sponsored by the Small Business Development Center/Columbia Basin College, SCORE, the city of Richland, and the four Chambers of Commerce.

For more details, contact LoAnn Ayers, WSU Tri-Cities, Business LINKS director, 509-372-7101,