By Gary Robinson
SCORE’s national mission is to foster vibrant small business communities through mentoring and education. The education, in the form of free workshops for Memphis area entrepreneurs, has already started for 2019 and will continue in the coming
Monday, May 6 at Benjamin Hooks Central Library, 6-7:30 p.m.: Does Quickbooks present a maze you have trouble navigating? Everett Burton is a Certified Quickbooks consultant who will answer your questions and explain the mysteries of recordkeeping, bookkeeping and taxes using Quickbooks. Thursday, May 23 at Benjamin Hooks Central Library, 6-7:30 p.m.: Carolyn Watkins is an acclaimed attorney who has worked with the Shelby County administration for several years. If you want to know how to qualify for and land government contracts, make sure to attend because she will teach the ins and outs of that process. Monday, June 3, at Benjamin Hooks Central Library, 6-7:30 p.m.: Workshops about starting non-profits are always among the more popular events SCORE Memphis puts on. The next one comes up on June 3. Myron Mays always puts on a presentation that is educational and entertaining, so bring your questions and a notebook. He'll be able to give you answers. Thursday, June 20 at Benjamin Hooks Central Library, 6-7:30 p.m.: What messages are you sending out through your appearance, abilities and behaviors. The adage "you never get a second chance to make a first impression" gets repeated frequently for a reason: It's true. Find out how to make your first impression a better one. Dr. Janet Cherry is a Certified Communication and Etiquette Coach and she will (politely) teach you things you need to know.
To find out more, the SCORE Memphis website (memphis.score.org) has a page dedicated to its workshop schedule (https://memphis.score.org/content/take-workshop-270), so
check back often. You can register for workshops there, but you don’t have to register to attend. Walk-ins are welcome.
Once you register, however, you’ll be on our mailing list and you’ll automatically get emails about upcoming events and changes.
The Memphis chapter of SCORE is one of more than 300around the country set up solely to help small business owners and those who want to start with a new business venture.
The chapters comprise more than 10,000 volunteers. Additional resources are available at https://memphis.score.org/content/browse-library-270 and https://memphis.score.