SCORE to Host Free Workshop on ''How to Start Your Non-Profit Business'' March 22

Date: Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016
Time: 9:30am – 11:00am
Location: Guilford Fire Department, 390 Church Street, Guilford, CT 06437 
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Old Saybrook, CT – The Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to the success of small businesses, will present a free Small Business Workshop on "How to Start Your Non-Profit Business." 
This workshop will guide you through the beginning stages of forming a non-profit business with workshop presenter and SCORE counselor Bob Potter.  You will discover how to officially form a non-profit corporation and register with states as a charity, as well as learn about obtaining tax-exempt status, fundraising, marketing, the importance of volunteers, and creating a business plan for your non-profit organization.
Workshop Presenter Bob Potter is a graduate of Syracuse University and has more than 40 years in creative management, marketing communications, and non-profit development for leading corporate, arts, cultural and non-profit organizations including Time Warner, National Geographic, AOL, National Gallery of Art, Lyme Art Association, Mystic Seaport, and Save the Children. His areas of expertise include marketing and communications, web development, market research, fundraising for non-profits, and strategic planning. Additionally, Bob provides consulting for the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism and volunteer work with the Southeast Connecticut Shoreline Food Pantry.
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. 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 (opening this spring), 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
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