Business Programs in May

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The Peterson Business Services Center at Greenwich Library has two great workshops planned for May. Visiting experts from Fairfield County SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) will give a workshop on developing a business plan, and another on the importance financial management tools. Greenwich Library Business Librarians are available to help you navigate the Library's extensive databases, directories, investor information and nonprofit resources via email or in person. 

Wednesday, May 7 from 6-8 p.m., How to Develop a Business Plan in 6 Easy Steps - SCORE 
A business plan is an essential road map for business success, but few small businesses ever complete a plan due to over-complicated approaches that entail too much theory, writing and detail. This workshop will give you pragmatic, straightforward tools for setting goals, developing action plans, measuring progress, and adjusting accordingly. In the Meeting Room. For more information, contact or call 203-831-0065. Please register at

Wednesday, May 14 from 6-8 p.m., Financial Management Tools for Small Business - SCORE 
SCORE Select will present a workshop examining how business owners can use financial statements to more effectively run their businesses in the Greenwich Library Meeting Room. The following topics will be covered: 1) A review of the profit and loss statement, balance sheet and cash flow statement 2) How the three financial statements work together 3) Common problems in maintaining these statements 4) Financial ratios - how they can be used to optimize business performance 5) Examples of using financial statements For more information, contact or call 203-831-0065. 

Bloomberg Terminal 
Patrons can sign up to use the Bloomberg Professional Service computer at the Main Reference Desk or sign up in advance by calling (203) 622-7910. 

The Peterson Business Wing is located on the Main Level of the Greenwich Library. Funds for construction of this wing and its endowment were the generous gift of Clementine Lockwood Peterson, whose bequest funded the Business Library in memory of her husband, J. Whitney Peterson. Business materials and databases are paid for by funds from the Town of Greenwich and the Peterson Foundation. For more information about business resources and events, email a Business Librarian, or visit and sign-up for the Library's Business eNewsletter. 

SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) works in affiliation with the SBA and provides mentoring to America's small business owners and operators. The organization also helps those dreaming about starting their own small business or those looking to grow their businesses. For more information visit

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