Business financing workshops

The San Juan County Economic Development Council will present a free half-day workshop for small businesses and entrepreneurs on Tuesday, March 5, from 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. in the community room of the Orcas Fire Hall in Eastsound. The business and financing workshop course material will be presented by James McCafferty, of the Economic Development Association of Skagit County, and a management consultant for over a decade. As part of the workshop, McCafferty will cover business financing, discuss a variety of financing options and will provide a reality check for those considering a new or expanded business venture. He will be available for one-on-one consultation after the workshop. In addition, McCafferty will cover current federal and Washington state tax incentive programs for small businesses.

Advance registration is required. Call 378-2906 to reserve your space, or email