Local development groups are hosting a presentation on franchising.
â€œFranchising 101â€ is scheduled for 7 p.m. Sept. 27 at Seven Seas Hotel in Mandan.
A panel of local entrepreneurs will discuss their experiences with franchises. There also will be a question and answer period.
The panel will include: Annette Behm-Caldwell of Open Road Honda, Shannon Gangl of Seven Seas Hotel and Montana Mike’s restaurant, Dale Preszler of Outdoor Services Inc. and Indoor Services Inc. and Dennis Sotebeer of McDonaldâ€™s.
The event is free. Attendees are asked to pre-register by Friday with the Bismarck-Mandan Chamber of Commerce at 223-5660 or www.bismarckmandan.com.