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SNHU - It's Not Too Late! 


There Is Still Time! 


It's not too late to join us and AAPR NH for the Encore Entrepreneur Event to learn how to put your business dream into action. 

The forum will feature five well-seasoned business professionals presenting on different topics regarding business owning for entrepreneurs over 50. 

Meet our presenters: 

  • Huge Curly: Huge joined the Concord office of the SBA in 2009 with over twenty years experience in the area of Economic and Business Development. He serves as an Economic Development Specialist and is involved in marketing SBA products and services to business owners, lenders, and economic development officials throughout the state. 
  • MaryAnn Manoogian: MaryAnn comes to the CWBA with over 25 years of leadership and nonprofit management experience. She spent eight of those years in state government where she served as a policy advisor and represented the interests of three New Hampshire governors. 
  • Kerry Pfrimmer: Kerry serves as the New Hampshire District Director for SCORE. He is an award-winning senior executive advancing from the ranks of sales and marketing into general and executive management. His 30+ year career has spanned small businesses into specialty retail, automotive and recreational product segments and senior executive roles at startup, middle-market and Fortune 500 companies, including DuPont and GE. 
  • Pattie Hayes: Pattie launched Compass Care Family Solutions in 2013 to coach families on negotiating the complex maze of senior care options and resources. She earned a B.S.. from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles and has shared her experience and talents with many community organizations. 
  • Jamie Bulen: Jamie is the Associate Director for Communications and has guided AARP New Hampshire's communications and public relations since 2002. She also manages AAPR's multi-year campaigns related to Work@50+, wise use of medicine, and frauds/scams. 

If owning or growing a small business is going to be the next chapter in your life, you do not want to miss this event.

When: Tuesday, September 30th 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Where: SNHU Hospitality Center 2500 N River Rd Manchester NH 03106

This is a free event but we ask that you register. (Space is limited).

Sponsored by: 


SNHU - Do you have questions about the ACA?


If you still have unanswered questions about the ACA then you will want to attend CWBA’s training: What Every Small Business Needs to Be Asking about the Affordable Care Act.

Adam Varley, an attorney with Rath, Young and Pignatelli, will discuss the coverage options for small business, including grandfathered plans and small business tax credits.

Not sure what ACA-compliant looks like? Adam will review essential health benefits, cost-sharing limitations and other coverage requirements.

This is an interactive workshop that was designed to answer your questions and demystify the ACA.

Workshop: What Every Small Business Needs to Be Asking About the Affordable Care Act

When: Thursday, May 22, 2014 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. 

Where: Southern New Hampshire University, Webster Hall, Room 106

Members: $15.00  Non-Members: $25.00 


There are a limited number of scholarships available. Contact the CWBA for more information. (603) 629-4697


SNHU - Don't Miss, Free Affordable Care Act Forum 

The Center for Women’s Business Advancement and Northeast Delta Dental designed a forum to address your questions and concerns about the Affordable Care Act and your small business. Learn from the various carriers ACA requirements before you make decisions that will impact your business.

Event Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to noon.

Location: Southern New Hampshire University's Dining Center Banquet Facility, 2500 North River Rd. Manchester, NH 

The forum is FREE but registration is required. Please go to the CWBA's website to register.

Moderated by Tom Raffio, President & CEO, Northeast Delta Dental, the panel will also include presentations from the following carriers:

  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care - William Graham, Esq. Public Affairs and Government Programs
  • Northeast Delta Dental - Christine Alibrandi, Esq. & Jodie Hittle, VP, Sales & Marketing
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield – Maria Proulx, Senior Legal Counsel 

Sponsored by:




US House Republicans Host Google Hangouts About Obamacare

What: House Republicans Host Google Hangouts with Constituents about Obamacare

Who: Chairman Steve Scalise (R- LA) and Rep. Andy Harris (R- MD)

When: Tuesday January 14, 2014 at 1:00 PM EST – Rep. Harris

             Wednesday January 15, 2014 at 10:00 AM EST – Chairman Scalise

Links: Rep. Harris:

             Chairman Scalise:


SNHU - Women & Money Forum Workshops 

 This Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014,

8:30am - 4:00pm

With the frigid temperatures outside, you should plan to warm-up with us this Thursday at the 2014 Women and Money Forum.  We have brought in experts who will share their valuable knowledge and teach you the skills you need to be financially successful, at home or at work.  

See Below for the workshops designed with you in mind!

Personal Finance Track

Understanding and Improving Your Credit Score with Sue Smulski

Women and Wealth: How to Begin or Re-Start Your Financial Plan with Sarah Serling

Wills and Trusts and Your Business with Amy Kanyuk

Building Personal Wealth: Creating the Life You've Imagined with Melinda Davis

Principled and Ethical Negotiations: In Business, Family and Life with Catherine Blake

New Business Owner

Understanding Financial Statements for a Non-Financial Person with Claire Gagnon

How To Be Loan Ready with Kim Pope and Ellen Soucy

Minding Your Profit and Loss Statement with Kerry Lekas

Starting and Growing a New Business with Hugh Curley

Business Finance Options  with Marilyn Bogue, Donna Ehrler, and Jennifer Boulanger

Seasoned Business Owners

Minding Your Profit and Loss Statement  with Kerry Lekas

Pricing Products with Joanne Edgar

Business Finance Options with Marilyn Bogue, Donna Ehrler, and Jennifer Boulanger

Pricing Services with Joanne Edgar

Inventory with Kishore Pochampally

Seasoned/New  Business Owners

Top Ten Tax Issues Your CPA Should Know with Merrill Barter and Kathryn Michaelis

Today's Technology for Winning Sales Presentations and Proposals with Kym Harrington

Crowdfunding: Opportunity and Traps for the Unwary with Matt Benson and Elaine Hamel

 How to Pitch to a Angel Investors with Stephen Van Beaver

Social Media for Sales with Pat Spirou

Basic Financial Statements and Analysis with Resa Lundkvist

Crowdfunding:  Opportunity and Traps for the Unwary with Matt Benson

Stuck In The Middle- Taking Care Of Your Health and Money and Taking Care Of Others with Heather Lavoie

Affordable Healthcare Act with Seth Goodall and Greta Johansson

Top Ten Wage and Hour Mistakes of a Small Business with Linda Johnson

Be sure  to register for the 2014 Women & Money Forum to cultivate your prosperity!

Cost (includes lunch)

  • $50 - CWBA members
  • $75 - Non-members
  • $10 - VIP Networking

Register Online