A workshop about opening and operating a small business, sponsored by the Small Business Administration and the Service Corps of Retired Executives, will be held Wednesday, Jan. 16, at 8:30 a.m. in Room 2404 of the Federal Building, 125 S. State.

Speakers will talk about preparations necessary to start a small business, business regulations, taxes, financing and marketing. The cost is $15, and more information can be obtained by calling 524-3211.