MIDDLEPORT, Ohio – A free class on starting a business will be offered at the Middleport location of the Home National Bank.

On April 10, 2018 from 2-4 p.m. the Basis of a Successful Start (BOSS) will be offered free of charge. The BOSS class is intended for those who are interested in starting their own business. Topics to be covered include types of ownership, licensing, tax requirements, sources of financing, indentifying your customer, and how to market your product or service.

The training is offered through the Small Business Development Center at the Ohio University Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs. The SBDC provides free business consulting to small businesses, both new and existing, in Meigs, Athens, Hocking, and Perry Counties. The Ohio SBDC has been hosted at Ohio University since 1988.

For more information or to register for the class, contact Trenia Twyman with the Ohio SBDC at Ohio University, 740-597-1460 or email at sbdc@ohio.edu

Home National Bank is located at 97 North Second Avenue, Middleport, Ohio 45760.