Free self-employment workshops offered in Rumford, Lewiston, Mechanic Falls

AUGUSTA — Tuition-free workshop for those interested in starting their own business, “Introduction to Self-employment,” will be offered in Rumford, Lewiston and Mechanic Falls during October, offered by New Ventures Maine.
This one-session, two hour workshop will attendees decide if self-employment is the right choice for them. The class covers the pros and cons of owning a business, the steps needed for start-up, the major elements of a business plan and the many resources available.
The workshop will be offered at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, at at Region 9 Adult Education, 377 River Road, Mexico; 10 a.m., Tuesdsay, Oct. 10, at the Lewiston Career Center, 5 Mollison Way, Lewiston; 6 p.m. ,Tuesday Oct. 29, at RSU 16 Adult Education, 129 Elm St., Mechanic Falls.
To register visit For more information, contact Karleen Andrews at or 207-557-1885.
New Ventures Maine is a statewide community outreach program of the University of Maine at Augusta and University of Maine System.

PHOTO: Karleen Andrews runs a self-employment workshop. (Submitted photo)