Joseph A. Jenkins, Utah Department of Community and Economic Development executive director, will be the keynote speaker at a home-based business conference for veterans at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, March 11, on the main floor of the North Building at the Salt Lake County Government Center, 2001 S. State.

The cost is $10 and anyone interested in attending can call 538-8646. Participants will learn how to start and manage a small business at home, business strategy, record- keeping, taxes, financing and marketing.It is sponsored by the Utah Office of Veterans Affairs, the Small Business Administration, Utah State University Cooperative Extension Service and the Service Corps of Retired Executives.