HAYWARD -- A business expo Monday provides a one-stop way to network and learn what local merchants and nonprofit agencies have to offer.

Merchants and organizations will have booths set up to showcase their services, including food and drink samples from local restaurants and caterers. The expo even will have new car models on display, and there will be prizes given.

Individuals are welcome to attend; admission is free for Hayward Chamber of Commerce members and $10 for nonmembers.

Sign-ups are being accepted for booths; the fee is $250 for chamber members and $395 for nonmembers.

The business expo, sponsored by the chamber and the city of Hayward, will be at the white tent at St. Rose Hospital, 27200 Calaroga Ave., from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday. For additional information, call the chamber at 510-537-2424 or go to www.hayward.org.

-- Rebecca Parr, Staff