Sept. 25, 2019—The Center for Entrepreneurship in the Craig School of Business at Missouri Western State University will host a series of small business workshops with the South St. Joseph Development Corporation starting at 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday in October at the InterServ Community Center, 5400 King Hill Avenue in St. Joseph. The workshops are free and open to the public.

Workshop topics are:

Oct. 2: Open Spaces Tour, highlighting available spaces in south St. Joseph, followed by Seven Steps to Starting a Business, led by Annette Weeks, director of the Center for Entrepreneurship

a mural in South St. Joseph painted by Missouri Western faculty and students in 2019

Oct. 16: Marketing Plan

Oct. 9: Business Plan and Legal Topics

Oct. 23: Winning at Social Media

Oct. 30: QuickBooks

For more information, contact the Center for Entrepreneurship at 816-271-4283 or

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