The SBA and AARP will team up Oct. 2 to host the first National Encore Entrepreneur Mentor Day at various locations across the country, including one in New Haven.
The networking and informational event will match senior entrepreneurs with mentors and community leaders who have small business experience. Entrepreneurs over 50 will attend training sessions, talk with local leaders and gain knowledge to help them start and operate a business.
Mentors from the SBA's network of Small Business Development Center, the Women's Business Center, Gateway Community College, Central Connecticut State University Small Business Development Center and the Service Corp of Retired Executives (SCORE) will be available at the event.
The "Encore Entrepreneur" event is from 10 a.m. to noon on Oct. 2
at the New Haven Public Library, 133 Elm St, New Haven. The event is free but registration is required. RSVP at http://www.sba.gov/mentorday
or call Frank Alvarado at 860-240-4650.