enthusiasm for SCORE's mission and
urges CTCPA members to consider
"This is an opportunity to volunteer
in a different way," Taddei explained.
"Sometimes, we just cut the check.
This is an opportunity to help people
with our skill sets ... In today's econ-
omy, people really need help not just
starting a business, but surviving."
How can I get involved?
SCORE needs your financial knowl-
edge and a small time commitment
for Murphy, that comes down to just a
nine-slide presentation and less than
an hour a month. (Murphy is happy
to share her presentation with other
CTCPA members; if you'd like to
check out the PowerPoint, email
Not sure if you're a good fit for the
program? All workshops are free, so
you can check out an event at a lo-
cal chapter (see sidebar on page 10)
to get a feel for the information cov-
ered and the many questions from
an enthusiastic group of new and
future business owners.
"After a session, the clients are like
students," Sanders laughed. "They
don't want to leave! They're so grateful
for the help."
For more information, visit SCORE
online at www.score.org.
"In today's economy, people really need help
not just starting a business, but surviving."
CTCPA President Noelle Taddei
Associate Professor of Accounting, Post University