MONTICELLO — The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development at the University of Arkansas at Monticello announces two workshops.

From 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, a representative from the Arkansas Secretary of State’s office will discuss the notary application process and discuss best practices and issues facing notaries during a workshop at the Monticello Chamber of Commerce Building.

From 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, the ASBTDC will be a host of the Southeast Arkansas Business and Enterprise Development Conference for small business owners and persons interested in starting a small business. The event is will be held in the S.J. Parker 1890 Extension Complex at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

To register for either event, contact Stephanie Harton at 870-460-1808 or register online at