SCORE Presents ''Simple Steps for Starting Your Business'' Free Workshop Series

Co-Sponsored by Acton Public Library, Old Saybrook

Dates: Wednesdays, Sept. 26 & Oct. 3, 10, 24 & 31
Time : 5:30 – 7:30 PM
Location: Acton Public Library, 60 Old Boston Post Road, Old Saybrook, CT 06475
Learn more and register      
Old Saybrook, CT – SCORE (, Mentors to America’s Small Businesses, brings back its popular, free five-session business planning workshop series to aid start-up entrepreneurs, starting September 26, 2018.

The Simple Steps for Starting Your Business Workshop Series helps entrepreneurs, and those interested in learning more about business, test a small business idea and begin to plan a start-up.

This program is ideal for individuals in small business, those thinking about starting a new business and ‘students of life’ who want to learn more about business fundamentals.

This SCORE educational program includes five workshop sessions, each with a key focus area:

  1.        “Start-up Basics” (September 26)
  2.        “Business Concept” (October 3)
  3.        “Marketing Plan” (October 10)
  4.        “Financial Projections” (October 24)
  5.        “Funding Sources” (October 31) 
Each session includes exercises to help the entrepreneur plan for success.  The workshop itself is delivered at no cost to the participants, and SCORE also includes free and confidential mentoring sessions as part of the workshop series. Attend all five sessions, or any individual sessions. To learn more and register, visit         
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About SCORE: SCORE is a nonprofit association that offers free and confidential advice on starting your own business or improving and growing your existing small business. Since 1964, SCORE has helped more than 11 million aspiring entrepreneurs. Each year, SCORE’s 10,000 volunteer business experts provide hundreds of thousands of free small business mentoring sessions, workshops and educational services to clients in 300 chapters nationwide. In 2017, SCORE volunteers provided 3.6+ million hours to help create more than 54,000 small businesses and 116,000 full-time, part-time and contractor jobs. All 40 counselors in Southeast Connecticut are volunteers, receive no compensation, and are working or retired business owners, executives, and managers.
SCORE’s nine counseling sites in Southeast Connecticut include Guilford, Madison, Old Saybrook, Essex, Waterford, Middletown, Mystic, Norwich, and New London. For more information on upcoming free workshops and how to schedule a free small business mentoring session with our counselors, visit
The Acton Public Library’s mission is to serve the Old Saybrook community as an information center providing educational, cultural, and civic programs and materials through diverse media. To learn more, visit