— Exploring the possibility of turning your hobby into a business? Join AARP New Hampshire, Small Business Administration, SCORE  and Center for Women’s Business Advancement at Southern New Hampshire University  and find out how! Industry leaders will walk you through the steps to think about if you’re interested in making your hobby a business, including: Is your product or service marketable? How do you move beyond a fun pastime to a serious endeavor? What are the critical steps in building your …

— A growing number of people over the age of 50 are known as “encore entrepreneurs,” in that they’re turning their ideas for small businesses into actionable plans. Whether you’re nearing retirement, or retired, or never plan to retire, if you’ve got an idea for small business you need help from experts. Please join AARP Massachusetts for two upcoming Encore Entrepreneur events: Thursday, June 8 in Roxbury, and Friday, June 16 in North Andover (details below). Both events are completely free, …

— AARP OK, REI Oklahoma and the Small Business Administration are offering three, free Encore Entrepreneur events during May and June. Sign up today so you can get help from experts and resources to move your small business ideas forward.  These Encore Entrepreneur events are specifically designed for those age 50 and older who want to start or grow a small business or make an established one more successful.   OKC Encore Entrepreneur Lunch & Learn Monday, May 15, 2017 11am – …

— AARP OK, REI Oklahoma and the Small Business Administration are hosting a Facebook Live Encore Entrepreneur event on Monday, May 1 at 10am. AARP State Director Sean Voskuhl, REI’s Dr. Barbara Rackley, and SBA’s Pam Walker will share important information and resources so individuals can move their small business ideas forward. To submit questions and join in the discussion, go to https://www.facebook.com/AARPOK/. In addition, learn about three, free upcoming Encore Entrepreneur events in Oklahoma City, Durant and Tulsa. Encore Entrepreneur events are specifically designed …

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— Exploring the possibility of turning your hobby into a business? Join AARP New Hampshire, Small Business Administration, SCORE and Center for Women’s Business Advancement at Southern New Hampshire University and find out how! Industry leaders will walk you through the steps to think about if you’re interested in making your hobby a business, including: Is your product or service marketable? How do you move beyond a fun pastime to a serious endeavor? What are the critical steps in building your …

— Are you thinking about starting or growing a small business? Are you over 50 years old? If so, you are what we call an “Encore Entrepreneur.” AARP Connecticut and the Small Business Administration (SBA) will host a free educational and networking seminar, with free dinner, for the Encore Entrepreneur at the Norwalk Inn & Conference Center on Wednesday, Aug. 24, at 6 p.m. Attendees of the interactive event – open to people of all ages with a special focus on …

— AARP Idaho and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are hosting two Encore Entrepreneur events in July to help Idahoans age 50-plus start or grow a new business. The workshops offer opportunities for budding entrepreneurs to get information and connect with mentors who have small-business experience. The events are in Boise, July 19, 9 to 10:30 a.m., and Pocatello, July 20, 1:30 to 3 p.m. Community leaders will be on hand, along with counselors and mentors from SBA and SCORE, …

— Collaboration provides Americans 50+ with resources to becoming successful business owners                       NORTH CHESTERFIELD _AARP Virginia and the Small Business Administration (SBA) will join forces to host an Encore Entrepreneur Mentor workshop at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 22 at the Bon Air Library, 9103 Rattlesnake Road, North Chesterfield, VA 23235 The workshop is targeted to entrepreneurs age 50 and older.   The National Encore Entrepreneur Mentor program matches future business owners with successful entrepreneurs and community leaders to provide …

— Exploring the possibility of turning your hobby into a business? Join AARP New Hampshire, Small Business Administration, SCORE and Center for Women’s Business Advancement at Southern New Hampshire University and find out how! This free, interactive, two-hour workshop will be held Wednesday, October 21 6:00 to 8:00 pm Red River Theatres 11 South Main Street #L1; Concord, NH RSVP required Industry leaders will walk you through the steps to think about if you’re interested in making your hobby a business, including: • Is …

— AARP and the Small Business Administration (SBA) invite you to a panel discussion designed to help you put your small business plans into action. You will get advice from experts and hear about their experiences, while learning about programs and resources available through AARP and SBA and a network of small business resource organizations including SCORE, SBDC, DECD, CEI and the IRS.  From writing your business plan to seeking start-up capital, this is information you can use. We are excited …