July Bits & Pieces

Wells Fargo Bank and Fairfield County SCORE recently presented $1,000 awards to each of four winners in  its most recent Business Plan Competition. Pictured are Josanne Doyle and Helen Grace  from the Town Planner of Lower Fairfield County; Allison Taylor and Adrienne Burke from  Greisser's LLC; Stuart Garrelick and Mary Oster from reIMAGININGyou LLC; and Shivonne Mathison from Cura Home Care Service LLC. Behind Shivonne is Keith Gillotti, from Wells Fargo Bank, sponsor of the competition.
5 Signs You Need to Reconsider Your Sole Proprietor Status


Although the simplicity and affordability of running a business as a sole proprietorship 

may have attractive perks, there are reasons why you might benefit from  forming an 

What Should Your LLC's Operating Agreement Include?

Setting up your company as a Limited Liability Company (LLC) offers the 

simplicity of few compliance requirements and the peace of mind that your 

personal assets are protected.

Upcoming  Workshops 
Release Your Inner Product: How to Get from Idea to Sales 

July 10, 2018 - 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. - Darien Library 
You know the scene: You've got an idea. You know it's a good one, but you want to make sure it's perfect before it's released. So, you make one more sketch, one more tweak. Unfortunately, if this is your mindset, your idea will likely never see the light of day. Learn how to release from the notion of perfection and use iteration to your benefit.

Facebook Marketing Secrets: How to Generate New Business, Repeat Sales, and Referrals! 

July 17, 2018 -  6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. - Wilton Library   
As a business owner, you depend on one thing more than any other: attracting a steady flow of new, qualified prospects who want and need your services. Having an automated, 100% measurable, lead generation SYSTEM can make all the difference in the success of your business.

Valuing a Business to Buy or Sell or to Keep 

July 26, 2018 - 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Fairfield Library 
A Business Appraisal Road Map for Creating & Enhancing Value In Your Business: Knowing how to value your business and how to create value are key factors in achieving near- and long-term growth and other business objectives. Valuation experts will lead a discussion on the importance of knowing the value of your business on an ongoing basis.

In a recent, independently verified one-year study, our chapter started 846 new businesses and created 705 non-owner jobs.
 We are very proud of our track record and accomplishments and welcome you to take advantage of our services at your convenience.  

We would also encourage you to volunteer with us and help continue the mission of being America's top small business advocates.  The leaders of our Chapter are committed to maintaining the highest standards and performing for our clients at 
the highest possible level.

 SCORE Fairfield County