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Be Your Own Boss


Have a dream to be your own boss? More and more Americans 50 and older are turning their passions into paychecks by starting their own business or non-profit venture. AARP supports developing opportunities for experienced workers to pursue entrepreneurship as a means to generate income, boost financial security and assist others in meeting needs.

Think you have what it takes? Join us for a free event designed for the Encore Entrepreneur and learn how to use your experience, knowledge and skills to become a business owner and job creator. Hear from experts and learn about programs and resources available through AARP, SBA (Small Business Administration), REI and a network of resource organizations. From writing your business plan to seeking start-up capital, it’s information you can use to get started and succeed in small business.

Join us at one of these upcoming events in a community near you.  The events are free, with lunch provided by AARP Oklahoma. Registration is required.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
11:30 AM- 1:30  PM
Great Plains Technology Center
4500 SW. Lee Blvd.
Lawton, OK 73505
Map and Directions
You can register online  or 1 (800)­ 658-2823 for more information.


Thursday, May 26, 2016
11:30 AM- 1:30  PM
36° North Entrepreneurial Center
36 East Cameron Street
Tulsa, OK 74103
Map and Directions
You can register online  or  call 1 (800)­ 658-2823 for more information,


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