Free entrepreneur event for military, veterans

A free entrepreneurship event for active and reserve duty military personnel, veterans and their spouses will be held from 9 a.m. to noon May 24 in Richmond.

Employees of the U.S. Small Business Administration, Kentucky Small Business Development Center, Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development, SCORE-Lexington Chapter and Women's Business Center of Kentucky will offer information on topics such as writing business plans, financing and doing business with governments. The keynote speaker is U.S. Rep. Ben Chandler (D-Versailles).

On-site registration begins at 8:30 a.m. for the event, which will be held at the Carl D. Perkins Conference Center at Kit Carson Drive on the campus of Eastern Kentucky University. To learn more, visit or call 1-877-358-7232.