Business fundamentals workshop slated in Ripley

RIPLEY –The West Virginia Small Business Development Center will offer a Business Fundamentals workshop from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, at the Jackson County Public Library, 208 Church St. North, Ripley.

Business coach Marsa Myers will lead the session, which includes practical basics such as getting a business license, identifying the market and writing a business plan that can build credibility with potential lenders.

There is a $35-per-person fee for the workshop. Attendees paying online should bring a copy of the online receipt to the training session.

Registration is available online at or by contacting Myers at 304-926-4169 or

The workshop is part of the West Virginia Small Business Development Center (WV SBDC) training and business coaching program Three Step Jump Start. The three steps are watching the Three Step Jump Start video online at, attending a Business Fundamentals workshop and scheduling a one-on-one meeting with a business coach.