The Mesa Association of Hispanic Citizens and the East Valley Hispanic Business Alliance will present the fifth annual East Valley Minority and Small Business Symposium from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 18 at Southwest Ambulance, 708 W. Baseline Road, Mesa.
Also a reception will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday.
Among the workshops that will be presented to assist small businesses will be "Employment/Personnel/Immigration Law," "Starting a Business" and "Social Media."
The free event is open to the public. Additional information is available at www.mahcaz.org.