Profit mastery workshop to be held for businesses

ST. CLAIRSVILLE – The Community Improvement Corp. of Belmont County is hosting a Profit Mastery workshop for businesses that are at least 1 year old from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday and on March 22 at the CIC office, 117 E. Main St., St. Clairsville.

This two-day workshop will be presented by Cindy Voorhies of Ohio University’s Small Business Development Center. The hands-on workshop for business owners and key managers will cover topics such as:

∫ Overcoming common business problems

∫ Understanding your financial position

∫ Using tools to take active control

∫ Making effective pricing decisions

∫ Evaluating cost patterns

∫ Making your business bankable

∫ Avoiding cash crunches

∫ Planning for transition

∫ An approach to analysis

The workshop may also qualify for 16 hours of CPE credits for certified public accountants.

Voorhies is a small business owner herself and has more than 17 years of experience counseling and assisting other small businesses.

Registration is limited to 10 businesses. Thanks to funding provided by the Small Business Development Center at Ohio University, the CIC is providing this training at no cost. To register, contact Trenia Twyman at 740-597-1460 or