SCORE offers new events to help small businesses

December 11, 2010|By BOB POOR |

Local SCORE chapter chairman, Bob Jones, has released the dates and locations of three small business events: a new Millennium Series workshop, a small business networking roundtable and their annual small business tax seminar.

• How to Really Start Your Own Business — Part 2 is a brand new addition to the popular Millennium Series.

Designed to be a hands-on workshop, it will provide existing business owners and operators, as well as ready-to-launch startups, an actual small business development experience.

This new and advanced workshop will help you define and/or refine your small business idea, create a marketing strategy, identify the best way to fund your expansion or startup, explore financial projections, connect with other entrepreneurs, and much more.

Experienced SCORE presenters and counselors will be available in the classroom to provide individual mentorng.

Commencing on Thursday Jan. 20, 2011, 6-9 p.m., on the Hagerstown Community College campus, and continuing for the next four Thursday evenings, the series is priced at $125, with a special introductory price for this series only of $79.

Additional details are available in the HCC Continuing Education catalogue and at the SCORE chapter website,

Register by calling 301-790-2800, ext. 236.

This event is sponsored by HCC and the local SCORE chapter.

• Small Business Roundtable will be held at noon, Hager Hall at the Clarion, on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2011. The discussion will center around “Web Site Creation and Promotion.”

This is also a great opportunity for small business owners/operators and small business “wannabes” to network.

The event is free, but food will be available for purchase. Call 301-766-2043.

To register leave name, phone number and e-mail address.

• Annual Tax Seminar, co-sponsored with Smith Elliot Kearns CPAs, is tentatively scheduled for Feb. 8, 2011, 6:30 p.m. at the Elizabeth Hager Center, 14 North Potomac Center, Suite 200, downtown Hagerstown.

Check the chapter website for confirming details, This is a free SCORE public service event

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