• SMALL BUSINESS SEMINAR SERIES HELPS ENTREPRENEURS GET STARTED ON THEIR PATH TO SUCCESS

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    March 26, 2019
    SMALL BUSINESS SEMINAR SERIES HELPS ENTREPRENEURS GET STARTED ON THEIR PATH TO SUCCESS 
    Rollstone Bank & Trust is the sponsor for a free, three-part small business series that will take place on the first Wednesday of April, May and June. The events are hosted by NewVue Communities at Fitchburg State University’s ideaLab, located at 717 Main St., Fitchburg, MA 01420.
    Jaqueline Mastrangelo, the Small Business Developer at NewVue Communities says, “we are really excited to be offering this seminar series. It’s a great opportunity for entrepreneurs because it will provide a wealth of information including a roadmap on how to start a business and local resources available to help get you off the ground.” 
    The seminar schedule is as follows:
    Seminar #1:  Navigating City Hall
    Date: Wednesday April 3, 2019
    Time: 5:00-7:00pm
    Where to begin when starting a new business, who to contact at local municipalities, permits and inspections.
    Speaker: Mary Jo Bohart, Director of Economic Development for the City of Fitchburg
     
    Seminar #2:  Turning a Dream into Reality
    Date: Wednesday May 1, 2019
    Time: 5:00-7:00pm
    The fundamental principles to starting a business, including how to write a business plan, business banking and commercial lending requirements.
    Speakers: Ray Belanger, Small Business Director of NewVue Communities; Robert Courtemanche, Assistant Vice President/Credit Officer and Ross Potvin, Commercial Credit Analyst of Rollstone Bank & Trust 
     
    Seminar #3:  Protecting Your Business in a Digital Age
    Date: Wednesday June 5, 2019
    Time: 5:00-7:00pm
    How to make smart choices about electronic banking services and best practices for online banking, and Cybersecurity 101: Digital Do's & Don'ts.
    Speakers: Katherine Dearborn 1st Vice President eBanking & Deposit Operations and Paula Murphy 1st Vice President/Information Security Officer of Rollstone Bank & Trust
     
    All seminars are free and open to the public. To register visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-small-business-seminar-series-tickets-58795015474
    For more information, contact Jacqueline Mastrangelo at 978-288-0081 or jmastrangelo@nvcomm.org
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