If you are interested in starting or expanding a small business, join Local First Springfield for an upcoming training and networking event. Did you know that a whole spectrum of resources exist to help you start, expand and grow your business? Even better, you can access them right here in Springfield.

Jess Weitzel of LISC will present a workshop for small business owners on Thursday, Aug. 9 from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Lincoln Library in the multi-purpose room. The event is open to both Local First members and non-members and there is no cost to attend, but you will need to make reservations online at www.illinoistimestix.com.