PLYMOUTH – The Enterprise Center at Plymouth will offer free programs at several locations on what it takes to start, run, and grow a small business.
Director of the Enterprise Center at Plymouth, Michael Tentnowski, will share his insights and knowledge from 20 years of experience assisting entrepreneurs. Focusing on opportunity, management, and finance, he will teach the fundamentals of a simplified business plan, pricing strategies, and cash flow.
With assistance from Meredith Village Savings Bank, the Enterprise Center at Plymouth is offering these workshops at no cost to attendees at the Enterprise Center at Plymouth on January 30 from 9-10:30 a.m., Taylor Community in Laconia on February 4 from 9-10:30 a.m., MVSB in Meredith on February 11 from 4-5:30 p.m., and the Gilman Library in Alton on February 20 from 4-5:30 p.m.
The Enterprise Center at Plymouth will also host a one-day, hands-on, business-planning workshop on Friday, January 31, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m..
Business and marketing professional, Ally Piper, owner of Brighteyes Creative, will walk business owners and entrepreneurs through the steps and stages of developing and growing a business on their terms. Using Ally's Napkin Note Biz Plan system as a guide, attendees will learn Ally's strategy for continual growth, ways to streamline efforts to build a consistent marketing machine, and how to leverage tools and technology to save time while steadily spreading the marketing message.
Seating for this event is very limited. Thanks to funding by the Community Development Finance Authority, the fee for this program is reduced to $49 per person (scholarships are available for those who qualify). Lunch and refreshments will be served.
For more information about programs or the ECP, contact the Center office at 535-3222 or email
This program is sponsored by the NH Community Development Finance Authority, Plymouth State University, and the Economic Development Councils of Belknap and Graton Counties.