The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) — Kansas City District Office (KCDO) is hosting a series of Small Business Assistance Informational Sessions across multiple counties in Kansas and Missouri.

One of those free sessions will be in Ottawa at noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, at Ottawa Memorial Auditorium.

Participants will learn about free resources available through the U.S. Small Business Administration to help them plan, launch, manage, and grow their businesses. Entrepreneurial development, access to small business funding, government contracting, surety bonding, small business certifications, disaster recovery, etc., are some of the topics that will be covered.