Business workshop to promote expansion

Help is on its way for business owners looking to expand their reach.

The Victoria Main Street Program on March 28 will host "Transform Your Business into a Consumer Destination," a workshop by Jon Schallert.

The event takes place at the Leo J. Welder Center for the Performing Arts, 214 N. Main St.

Schallert, a destination business expert, will discuss topics such as attracting customers from miles away, appealing to area consumers, ending "retail leakage" and more, according to a Main Street news release.

Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m., while the workshop spans from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 for Victoria County residents and $50 for others, and lunch is included.

For more information, call the Main Street office at 361-578-0060 or visit