The U.S. Small Business Administration – Kansas City District Office is holding two free information sessions on SBA Programs & Services at the following locations:

• Mid-Continent Public Library-North Independence, noon to 1 p.m. Aug. 29, in the Community Room, 317 W. U.S. 24, Independence.

• Mid-Continent Public Library-South Independence, noon to 1 p.m. Sept. 13, in the Community Room, 13700 E. 35th St. South. Independence.

Learn about free resources available through the U.S. Small Business Administration to help you plan, launch, manage, and grow your business. They will also talk about entrepreneurial development, small business funding, government contracting, small business certifications, disaster recovery and international Trade.

For reservations, email Ram Basnet at or call 816-426-4908.