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SBA and AARP to Present National Encore Entrepreneur Mentor Day Events in Delaware

Advisory Date: Friday, March 29, 2013
Advisory Number: 13-2
Contact: Jennifer Pilcher|302-573-6294, ext. 244

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration and AARP are teaming up to present National Mentor Month, a nationwide effort to promote entrepreneurship among individuals over the age of 50. As part of that effort, SBA and AARP will present three Encore Entrepreneur Mentor Day events in Delaware in April 2013 targeted to prospective and current second career-small business owners, introducing them to technical assistance and financing resources available to them to support their entrepreneurial ventures.

 

The Delaware Encore Entrepreneur Mentor Day events will be presentations spotlighting: technical business assistance resources; business financing resources; franchising opportunities; and second-career entrepreneurs discussing their experience starting a business.  

 

WHO: U.S. Small Business Administration

          AARP

          SCORE Delaware

          YWCA-Delaware Center for Women's Entrepreneurship

          Small Business Technology and Development Center

WHAT: National Encore Entrepreneur Mentor Day Events

 

WHEN/WHERE:

Friday, April 5, 2013                                         Friday, April 12, 2013

9:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.                                       8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Delaware State University                                   New Castle County Chamber of

1200 N. DuPont Hwy.                                          Commerce

Bank of America Building                                     12 Penns Way

Room 309                                                             New Castle, DE 19720

Dover, DE 19901

                          

Friday, April 19, 2013

9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Sussex County Association of Realtors

23407 Park Avenue

Georgetown, DE 19947

 

PRE-REGISTRATION: Pre-registration is preferred, but not required; seating is limited. To register, e-mail Jennifer.pilcher@sba.gov.

 

National Encore Entrepreneur Mentor Day is part of a larger effort by SBA and AARP to promote entrepreneurship among individuals ages 50 and older. With one in four individuals ages 44 to 70 interested in becoming entrepreneurs, and 63 percent of Americans planning to work during retirement, small business ownership is a good option. Small business owners with long-term counselors see bigger sales, hire more workers and last longer. SBA and AARP will provide the training and mentoring services older entrepreneurs need to successfully start and grow businesses and create jobs.

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