The Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce and the Employers Association of the Northeast will offer a daylong workshop on business-writing excellence from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Chamber, 6 Blackstone Valley Place, Suite 402, Lincoln. Instructor Diana Brooks will review basic grammar, commonly misspelled words, commonly misused words, etiquette, the virtues of brevity, and editing and proofreading tips. Participants will look at samples of effective and ineffective email memos and letters, and business-writing best practices will be stressed. This workshop includes a variety of hands-on activities. Cost: $225. For more information or to register, call (401) 334-1000 or visit www.eane.org/business-writing-excellence.