SULPHUR — “Small Business Essentials – Something for All Businesses” will be the topic of a day-long small business workshop being held in Sulphur this month, according to Dr. Barbara Rackley, coordinator of the Women’s Business Center at Rural Enterprises of Oklahoma, Inc.

The workshop is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Murray County Workforce Center, 4000 Highway 7W (Expo Grounds), in Sulphur.  The workshop will conclude at 2:15 p.m.

There is a registration fee of $10 to cover the cost of lunch.  To register, contact Lori Smith at (800) 658-2823, the Davis Chamber of Commerce or the Sulphur Chamber of Commerce. 

“Although this is an informative forum specifically planned for women entrepreneurs, all business owners, current or perspective," said Rackley.

The workshop agenda is as follows:

9-9:15 a.m.   Registration

9:15-9:30 a.m. Welcome and Introductions

9:30-10:45 a.m. Website, Tracey Gordon, Murray State College and            Southern Oklahoma Technology Center

10:45 a.m. – noon   Inventory/Merchandising, Jim Walters, Oklahoma Main Street

12-12:45 p.m.    Networking Lunch

12:45 – 2 p.m. Finding Your Niche, Dr. Suzette Barta, Oklahoma State                         University

2– 2:15 Wrap Up

The workshop is sponsored by the Sulphur Chamber of Commerce, the Davis Chamber of Commerce, OSU Extension, and REI's Women's Business Center.  The RWBC is sponsored in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

For more information, call Dr. Barbara Rackley or Lori Smith at 924-5094 or toll free, 1-800-658-2823.

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