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AARP Seminar to Help Entrepreneurs & Small Business Owners

  • “Boot Camp” to feature community resources & experts to help build & grow businesses

AARP and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will host a free educational and networking “Boot Camp” seminar for Connecticut entrepreneurs and small business owners on Thursday, June 16, at 6 p.m.

The free interactive “Boot Camp” event – open to people of all ages with a special focus on the 50 and over “Encore Entrepreneur” individual – will include short presentations from local resource organizations, networking opportunities and valuable information on the programs and tools available to potential business owners.

Attendees will learn about the necessary steps and tools to launch a business, and have opportunities to engage with local mentoring organizations, lenders, small business advisors and community leaders for advice and assistance. Registration and a complimentary light dinner will be served from 6 to 6:30 p.m. with the program beginning at 6:30 p.m.

WHAT:    
“Boot Camp” for the Encore Entrepreneur

WHEN:    
Thursday, June 16, from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

WHERE:  
reSET, The Social Enterprise Trust
1429 Park Street, Suite 114
Hartford, CT 06106

Free parking is available on-street and in a lot across the street.
Seating is limited so advance registration is required at https://aarp.cvent.com/CTEncoreBootCamp0616 or by calling 1-877-926-8300.

About reSET, the Social Enterprise Trust
reSET is a nonprofit organization whose mission is advancing the social enterprise sector. Its strategic goals are threefold: to be the “go-to” place for impact entrepreneurs, to make Hartford known as Impact City, and Connecticut the Social Enterprise state. reSET serves all entrepreneurs, but specializes in social enterprise ― impact driven business with a double or triple bottom line. In addition to providing coworking space, accelerator and mentoring programs, reSET aims to inspire innovation and community collaboration, and to support entrepreneurs in creating market-based solutions to community challenges. reSET’s goal is to meet entrepreneurs wherever they are in their trajectory and to help them take their businesses to the next level.

reSET’s Impact Accelerator was recently a winner of the U.S. Small Business Administration Growth Accelerator Competition, and was the only Connecticut accelerator to receive the award last year. www.reSETCo.org.
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