WED., SEPT. 16
PEER ADVISORY GROUP: Presented by the Meridian Group for owners, presidents and chief executives. Advance registration required. 7:30 a.m.-noon. $99. Crowne Plaza Bloomington, 5401 Green Valley Dr., Bloomington. 952-942-8560.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 17
SCORE CONSULTATION: Discuss your small-business opportunity with a counselor. 2-5 p.m. Free. Rum River Library, 4201 6th Av., Anoka.
BASIC BUSINESS STEPS SESSION: A representative from the U.S. Small Business Administration will speak. Advance registration required. 3-4 p.m. Free. Minneapolis Central Library, 300 Nicollet Mall, Mpls. 612-543-8000.
MONDAY, SEPT. 21
BUSINESS PLAN SESSION: "21 Question Success Plan" sponsored by SCORE. A two-session series ending Sept. 28. 6-9 p.m. $75. Northwestern Health Sciences University, 84th St. and Penn Av. S., Bloomington. 952-938-4570.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 22
SCORE CONSULTATION: Bring your small-business idea for one-on-one confidential counseling. 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free. Minneapolis Central Library, 300 Nicollet Mall, Mpls. 612-543-8000.