COVINGTON BUSINESS WORKSHOP: The workshop will provide the tools and resources to people who are interested in opening their business in Covington and further assist current businesses in the city. It will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Bogue Falaya Hall in the Greater Covington Center. Registration begins at 8 a.m.

Guest speakers include St. Tammany Parish President Pat Brister; Mayor Mike Cooper; City Councilman Larry Rolling, District D; Gina Hayes, City of Covington Director of Administration; Brenda Bertus, St. Tammany Economic Development; David Holloway, Northshore Area Board of Realtors; Melissa Daigrepont, U.S. Small Business Administration; Bill Joubert, Louisiana SBDC at Southeastern; Sandy Hughes, SCORE; and Brad Schroeder, CBA. For information, visit