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New Hampshire District Office - September 11,  2020

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WTG SCORE! We are so proud of you!

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Merrimack Valley NH SCORE Earns National Recognition for Outstanding Client Education

The national office of SCORE “Mentors to America’s Small Business” honored Merrimack Valley NH SCORE with national recognition for outstanding client education in 2020. The award recognizes the SCORE chapter for achievement of excellence thru workshops in support of local small businesses.

Merrimack Valley NH SCORE has been a part of the local small business community for over 50 years. In the past 12 months, the chapter’s volunteers provided over 1,500 free face-to-face mentoring sessions and over 125 free workshops attended by over 3,700 aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners.

Check out the line up for 'Tuesday Talks'

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ICYMI we starting our weekly ‘Tuesday Talks’ on September 8, 2020 hosted by our very own Tuesday Belanger. 

‘Tuesday Talks’ will be offered every Tuesday morning at 10:00am, with different weekly topics. Here's what to expect the next few weeks:

 September 15-Risk Management Training

(Featuring Guest Speakers from SBDC)

  • Learn why it is important to know about Risk Management.
  • Be able to identify the common risks associated with a small business.
  • Identify the external and internal factors which affect risk for a small business.
  • Identify situations that may cause risk for a small business.
  • Why you should implement, monitor and evaluate a risk management plan for a small business.

September 22-Meet NH PTAC, Starting Your Journey to Government Contracts

(Featuring Guest Speakers from NH PTAC)

What is the PTAC (Procurement Technical Assistance Center)?  Have you ever wanted to get into Government Contracting?  Wanted to learn what Government Contracting entailed?  Join Lender Relations Specialist Tuesday Belanger as she discusses the first steps to take to get into Government Contracting, with a special guest(s) from PTAC of NH.   

  • Meet your NH PTAC representatives, and learn how their office can assist you.
  • Learn the basics of how to get started in Government Contracting.
  • Learn where to look for Government Contracts.

September 29-FAQ’s about SBA Lending Program’s

(Featuring Guest Speaker Phillip Frechette, SBA)

Join Lender Relations Specialist, Tuesday Belanger as she gets answers to the most Frequently Asked Questions about the SBA Loan Programs, with a special guest Phillip Frechette from SBA.   

  • Overview of the Loan Programs
  • Learn how to use SBA funding with your business 
  • Where to obtain an SBA loan?
  • What is the loan process (essential steps)?
  • What are the Eligibility Requirements?
  • And many more….

Have an idea or a topic you want to have discussed on a Tuesday Talks?  Share your idea at, to get your idea on the calendar. 

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National SBW is a busy one. Don't miss out!

National Small Business Week Virtual Conference 2020

SBA Hosts Virtual Event to Honor America’s

Small Businesses

 The virtual event, rescheduled from May due to the coronavirus pandemic, will be held September 22-24. National Small Business Week honors the nation’s small businesses, many of which are veteran, women and minority-owned, for their achievements and dedication to their communities. This year’s National Small Business Week activities will include numerous educational panels providing retooling and innovative practices for entrepreneurs as our nation’s small businesses look to pivot and recover toward a stronger economy. The event will recognize the national award winners, including the naming of this year’s National Small Business Person of the Year.

National Small Business Week will also recognize small business advocates for their involvement in disaster recovery, government contracting, and their support for small businesses and entrepreneurship.  Awards will be presented to SBA partners in financial and entrepreneurial development, including top SCORE Chapter, Small Business Development Center, Women’s Business Center, and Veterans Business Outreach Center.

For registration and additional information on National Small Business Week, please visit .


                          Small Business Week - NH Happenings

Small Business Marketing - Monday, September 21, 2020 - 1:00pm EDT

Control Your Business Path Forward: Understand Options & What Steps ... - Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 10:00am EDT

Meet NH PTAC, Starting Your Journey to Government Contracts ...  -Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 10:00am EDT

Get Your Business Online in a Blink- Stress Free Ways to Find the ...  Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 1:00pm EDT

Building Your Website with Squarespace - Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 2:00pm EDT

SBA Webinar Wednesday - September 23, 2020 - 9:00am EDT

Deep Dive On USMCA - Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 10:00am EDT

SCORE for Small Business Success - September 23, 2020 – 8:15am, 12:15pm, 5:30pm EDT

EIDL Loan: How To Apply, Accept And Manage Yours! - Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 10:00am EDT

Sales Down In 2020? Refocus Your Sales & Marketing Plans This Fall! -  Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 10:00am EDT


Save the Date for Our NH Small Business Week Award Celebration Coming October 20th

National Small Business Week

We are pleased to once again partner with the New Hampshire Bankers Association for our 2020 SBA Small Business Week Awards Celebration.  This year we will be recognizing our New Hampshire Small Business Person of the Year as well as the other small business award winners AND we will also recognize our top SBA Lenders for all of their efforts this past fiscal year.   Look for registration information coming soon.

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Ways to Connect with SBA New Hampshire:
Twitter: @SBA_NH

Phone: 603-225-1400