March 14 Gem Business Expo to feature 40 businesses

The Gem Business Expo will run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 14. The site will be Emmett High School's gymnasium at 721 W. 12th St.

The event will give members of the public or local business community to meet owners and managers from 40 companies, including Walter Knox Memorial Hospital, Peterson Orthodontics, Pioneer Title Co., Chapman Photography and Northwest International Student Exchange.

The Small Business Administration will offer two 30-minute breakout sessions explaining its services and how to secure small business loans.

The Idaho Department of Labor and Gem Economic Development Association are organizing the event.