In keeping with itsí focus of small businesses, the McAllen Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the University of Texas Small Business Development Center will host a free workshop on reading financial statements on Tuesday, April 27, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the MHCC offices located at 3313 N. McColl Road. Carol Schmitt, CPA with Salinas, Allen & Schmitt will address those in attendance.

Schmitt will be addressing what a business owner or bookkeeper needs to look for in financial statements, How to utilize the financial statements as a business tool and What lenders look for in a financial statement. A light lunch will be provided.

For more information and/or to register for the free workshop call the McAllen Hispanic Chamber office at 928-0060. Limited seating is available.