Small business series offered

Debbie Carter

The University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service and the UAF Community and Technical College will host four small business workshops during March and April.

The workshops will meet at the Community and Technical College in Fairbanks and by videoconference in Delta Junction, Bethel, Homer, Juneau, Soldotna, Kodiak, Kotzebue and Thorne Bay.

The March 27 workshop, Starting a Small Business, will also be videoconferenced to Palmer and Nome. Other workshops in the series are Writing a Business Plan, April 3; Social Media and Mobile Marketing for Small Business, April 22; and Understanding and Accessing Credit as a Small Business, April 24. The first two workshops will meet from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the April 22 and April 24 workshops will run from noon to 2 p.m.

Paul Robinson and Scott Swingle will teach the March 27 and April 3 workshops. Instructors for the April 22 social media workshop are Hannah Blankenship and Karen Wilken; and Scott Swingle and Russell Talvi will teach the April 24 workshop on accessing credit.

The cost is $25 per workshop. Register online at See a flier with class descriptions and videoconference locations at

ADDITIONAL CONTACT: Kathryn Dodge, 474-6497,