A workshop about opening and operating a small business is scheduled Wednesday, March 20, at 8:30 a.m. in Room 2404 of the Federal Building, 125 S. State. The cost is $15, and more information can be obtained by calling 524-3211.

It is sponsored by the Small Business Administration and the Service Corps of Retired Executives, a volunteer group of retired business executives who answer questions and provide information to prospective businesspeople or those who already own a business.Speakers will talk about preparations necessary to starting a business, business regulations, taxes, financing and marketing.