ST. FRANCISVILLE — The West Feliciana Parish Economic Development Agency and the Louisiana Small Business Development Center offer two upcoming opportunities for entrepreneurs to receive free small business consulting services.

These professional consultations may address any and all business issues, including business plan preparation, marketing, social media Web marketing and Web page design, parish Economic Development Director Dennis Manshack said.

The business development center also can help identify ways to increase sales, obtain financing, discover international markets, develop growth strategies, use technology in business, reduce costs and improve cash flow.

The services will be offered free of charge from 9 a.m. to noon on Feb. 5 and March 5.

Pre-registration to book appointments is required as there are a limited number of 30-minute and 60-minute time slots available.

To make an appointment, or for more information about parish economic development services, contact Manshack at (225) 784-3672 or email

All sessions are held at the Police Jury office.