Serving: Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Perry, & York Counties 717-845-8830
Susquehanna SCORE supports business development through Free Mentoring & Low Cost Workshops.
Visit Us in Carlisle, Hanover, Harrisburg, West Shore, York.
Funded [in part] through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.
April 2020 Learning Opportunities

Due to the COVID-19 most face-to-face business learning opportunities have been cancelled or postponed. Thus, this Newsletter will also include on-line learning opportunities from Local Sources. When a face-to-face workshop is shown you must check with the sponsor to confirm. There are numerous on-line videos and webinars from national organizations.
Small Business Video Conference with Expert Panel
Susquehanna SCORE & Many Others.
WHEN: Thursday March 26th at 6PM.
COST: Free
Small business owners with questions about how to navigate the COVID-19 economy are welcome to send in questions for a panel of experts to answer during a free video conference on THURSDAY, MARCH 26, AT 6:00 PM. Questions related to: * Managing cash *Reviewing banking relationships *Communicating with vendors *Reviewing workplace or product liabilities *Managing human resources *Preventing legal damages *Learning what's available through the SBA. The question address is:
To access the video conference, go to , and type 688 018 743 .
During the conference, an expert panel will offer their insights and respond to questions from participants. The panel will include representatives from York County Economic Alliance, Centric Bank, Stock & Leader law firm, Kocman Insurance Group, Alternative HR, The Tangible Effect bookkeeping, the Small Business Administration, and the Shippensburg University Small Business Development Center.

Social Media Strategy 101
Kutztown University SBDC
WHEN: 4/9/2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
COST: Free
Is social media worth your time? Can it really help grow your business? The answer is YES. Social media is the public personality of your enterprise, and it can bring people to your door! This workshop will cover how to: Assess if you are ready for social media. Choose the right platforms. Analyze your target audience. Understand what content to share. LEARN MORE

Entrepreneur Networking
WHEN: Thursday April 9th, 2020.
WHERE: Harrisburg at Café 1500
COST: Free
Meet and exchange ideas with like minded folks. LEARN MORE

Social Media Management 101
Kutztown University SBDC
WHEN: 4/15/2020 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM (EDT)
COST: Free
Today’s small business owners know that social media is no longer an option. You need the right resources to create, manage and distribute social content. The question is: how much time should you be spending on social media? And how can you ensure your efforts pay off? This workshop will cover how to: Assess if you have the time for social media Choose the social media manager. Analyze your goals. Identify tools to boost your social media performance. LEARN MORE

Business Series Workshops: The Future of York City Special Events
Downtown York & PNC Bank
WHEN: April 15, 2020  8:00 AM - 9:30 AM EDT
WHERE: York College Center for Community Engagement, 59 E. Market St 17401
COST: Free RSVP Required.
Casual networking is scheduled for 8:00 a.m., with the program starting at 8:30 a.m. Downtown Inc will provide coffee and light breakfast fare. LEARN MORE

First Step: Starting a Small Business
Shippensburg University SBDC
WHEN: 4/17/2020  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
WHERE: Carlisle Chamber of Commerce, 801 S. Hanover Street, Carlisle PA 17013
COST: Free
This workshop is intended to provide aspiring small business owners with an overview of many of the issues involved in planning and launching a new business venture. Topics include personal and lifestyle issues of the entrepreneur/business owner, the legal, financial and tax considerations of starting a small business, and the "how-to's" of business registration, government regulations and compliance issues. Attendees will also be introduced to the steps of developing a sound business plan. Upon completion of the workshop, attendees will be invited to schedule a free, one-on-one consulting session with an SBDC Business Consultant. LEARN MORE

Spring into Action with Google’s Business Insights Tools
Grow with Google
WHEN: 4/21/2020 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)
COST: Free
Learn how to use Google Analytics to gain insights about how consumers engage with businesses online during this webinar. We’ll discuss best practices to analyze customer trends and turn these insights into actionable decisions, and we’ll explore Market Finder, Google’s free tool that helps identify potential markets and customers for businesses. LEARN MORE

Network Marketing Confidence Retreat 2020
Jenn Harris
WHEN: Sat, April 25, 2020 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM EDT
WHERE: Heritage Hills Golf Resort 2700 Mount Rose Avenue York, PA 17402
COSt: $44 – $60 Tickets are Non Refundable
Interactive activities and top earner and top leader speakers to take your network marketing business to the next level! Join Exclusive Black Status presenter Jennifer Harris for the Third Annual Network Marketing Confidence Retreat which will be held April 25, 2020 at the Heritage Hills Golf Resort in York, PA! Not only will there be interactive personal development activities but we will be joined by a ROCKSTAR panel of speakers for a fun-filled and educational day of network marketing training for your business!


** RoundTable Discussions & Networking Opportunities**
Entrepreneurs Get In On The Conversations. Come join us -- it's free, casual and interactive. Ask questions, share ideas, then leave motivated! Network with the like-minded and get information and inspiration. Contact Tammi for more information or 717-845-8830

Home-Based Business Roundtable w/ SCORE - Home-Based Businesses
WHEN: 2nd Tuesday 12-2 AND 4th Tuesday 6-8pm
WHERE: Fredricksen Library, 100 North 19th Street, Camp Hill, PA 17011
COST: Free

In Business or Starting a Business Roundtable w/ SCORE-ALL Entrepreneurs
WHEN: 1st Wed every month, 8-9:30am AND 3rd Thurs every month, 3:30-5pm
WHERE: York County Economic Alliance, 144 Roosevelt Ave, York, PA 17401
COST: Free

Lunchtime Brown Bag Roundtable w/ SCORE
Exclusively for Small Business Owners!
WHEN: 4th Tuesday each month, 11:30 to 1:00
WHERE: York County Economic Alliance, 144 Roosevelt Ave, York, PA 17401
COST: Free

After Hours Small Business Roundtable For All Entrepreneurs (New & Old)
Susquehanna SCORE and Orendorff Studios
WHEN: Usually 2nd Wednesday of the Month (6 to 7:30PM) Call to Confirm Date!
WHERE: Orendorff Studios, 402 Wheatfield St, York, PA 17403
COST: Free

KeystoneMerge Meetup
WHEN: 1st Thursday of each month, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
WHERE: Call For Location 717-815-6639
COST: Free, pre-registration is required
FREE Entrepreneur Classes w/ SCORE & Career Link -- ALL Entrepreneurs
WHEN: Every Second Thursday of the Month 9AM to ?
WHERE: Dauphin County Career Link, 100 North Cameron Street, Suite 101, Harrisburg
COST: Free Call 717-783-3270 to register!
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