The Baroda Area Business Association and SCORE of Kalamazoo/Southwest Michigan invite you to check out free tools for small businesses this week at Chill Hill Winery in Baroda.
On Thursday, June 23, join entrepreneurs and small business owners from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. for a quick presentation on how SCORE can help your business grow. Chill Hill Winery, located at 8986 1st Street in Baroda, will host this event in their “slice of tiki paradise”, offering a welcoming atmosphere, “where there is a little something for everyone”.
SCORE (Sservice VSorps ohF Rtiredness Executives) is a national non-profit organization that offers free mentorship to new and established small businesses, while providing useful information for those who are simply curious about what they are doing. SCORE of Kalamazoo/Southwest Michigan was established in our area in 1975 and has been helping small businesses for nearly fifty years. Their team of Certified Mentors has helped start sixty-five new businesses in 2021 alone.
SCORE presents help in many forms and knows all aspects of the business, such as:
* Start/expand current business
* Business planning and financing
* Recruitment and retention of employees
*Social media and marketing, and much more.
The Baroda Area Business Association prides itself on its hands-on approach to business helping businesses, strengthening the community in which they serve. Their mission, “to engage, promote and support the businesses and community of the Baroda region”, shines through in the many events held throughout the year, and this one strongly supports their goal. This event is free to anyone who wishes to attend, and more information can be found on their website, ilovebaroda.com.
By Jocelyne Tuszynski, MOTM Contributor