The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce is holding a series of workshops to train more business owners to seek New York State certification as minority- and women-owned business enterprises.

The workshops will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 14, 21 and 28 at the Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave. Charlene Thompson of Baldwin-based Thompson Economic Development Services will be the instructor.

For-profit businesses at least a year old and at least 51 percent owned by a woman or a minority are eligible to apply for certification.

Space is limited to 20 people; preregistration is required by calling 516-208-9988.

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