A workshop about opening and operating a small business will be held Wednesday, May 15, at 8:30 a.m. in Room 2404 of the Federal Building, 125 S. State.

It is sponsored by the Small Business Administration and the Service Corps of Retired Executives and is geared especially to veterans, women or minorities. It features information on preparations necessary to start a business, business regulations, taxes, financing and marketing.For more information, call the SCORE office at 524-3211.