If you’re considering starting a business or expanding your business, there’s a new resource to help in the Knoxville area. DMACC Business Resources, SCORE of Des Moines, Marion County Development and ISU Extension are sponsoring the “Simple Steps for Starting Your Business” series workshops. The first session is from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, September 24 at the Marion County Extension Building in Knoxville. The first session is free. Subsequent sessions address business concepts, marketing, finance, and funding at a cost of $125. Those sessions will be held Tuesdays from 5:30 to 8:30. To RSVP, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 641-638-6218.