SMALL BUSINESS

MONDAY, DEC. 14

SCORE CONSULTATION: Bring your small-business idea for one-on-one confidential counseling. 4-6 p.m. Free. Southdale Library, 7001 York Av. S., Edina. 952-938-4570.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 16

BUSINESS OWNER ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING: Advance registration required. the-meridian-group.com. 7:30 a.m.-noon. $99. Crowne Plaza Bloomington, 5401 Green Valley Dr., Bloomington. 952-942-8560.

THURSDAY, DEC. 17

ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE SHAPING DISCUSSION: Part of the "Small Business Series" presented by the St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce. 7:30-9 a.m. $20-$30. Radisson Roseville, 2540 N. Cleveland Av., Roseville. 651-223-5000.

SMALL BUSINESS SEMINAR: Learn the basics for starting a business. Presented by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Noon-1 p.m. Free. Towle Building, 330 2nd Av. S., Mpls. 612-370-2324.

SCORE CONSULTATION: Discuss your small business opportunity with a counselor. 2-5 p.m. Free. Rum River Library, 4201 6th Av., Anoka.