AARP & SBA to Host Encore Entrepreneur event – July 22nd

14 Jul AARP & SBA to Host Encore Entrepreneur event – July 22nd

Want to Start or Grow a Small Business?
AARP, SBA to Host Local “Encore Entrepreneur” Event in Norwalk

AARP Connecticut is teaming up with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and SCORE to host an upcoming “Encore Entrepreneur” community resource and networking event on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Norwalk City Hall Community Room, 125 East Avenue in Norwalk, CT.  The event is aimed at individuals over the age of 50 but is open to anyone who wants to learn more about how to start or grow their own small business.  Participants will hear from experts and other local entrepreneurs as well as get access to a variety of state and local resources that can help them put their plans into action.

WHAT:  Encore Entrepreneur Resource and Networking Event

WHEN: July 22, 2015 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. (noon).

WHERE:  Norwalk City Hall Community Room, 125 East Avenue, Norwalk CT 06851

Registration is required.  To register, please call 1-877-926-8300 or online at

Small business ownership is a good option for many baby boomers. One in four individuals ages 44 to 70 is interested in becoming an entrepreneur and 63 percent of Americans plan to work during retirement, according to the website

For the last several years AARP and SBA have partnered to provide a range of resources to more than 100,000 entrepreneurs and small business owners over the age of 50.

For additional resources designed to assist current and potential entrepreneurs, visit  You may also go online to for other resources available for entrepreneurs over the age of 50.

U.S. Small Business Administration
Connecticut SBA District Office
280 Trumbull St., 2nd flr
Hartford, CT 06103
(860) 240-4654 tel.
(860) 240-4659 fax
Bridgeport SBA Office
Brien McMahan Federal Building
915 Lafayette Blvd. Room 214
Bridgeport, CT. 06604
Phone: 203-335-0427
Fax: 203-335-0425