Chelsea Groton Bank

8-Week Series to Provide Current and Prospective Business Owners a Toolkit for Success

GROTON, Conn. /Massachusetts Newswire – National News/ — Chelsea Groton Bank kicks off their 8-week “CU Grow: Online Small Business Bootcamp” on April 1, 2021. The FREE small business series, designed for aspiring and established entrepreneurs, is offered through the Bank’s financial education program, Chelsea University, in partnership with the Norwich Community Development Corporation (NCDC) and the Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce (GNACC). Participants will walk away with a wealth of knowledge and a strong foundation for starting or growing a business.

“Chelsea Groton Bank is passionate about helping turn dreams into realities for businesses of all types. In addition to providing custom financial solutions, we proudly offer informational programs throughout the year to arm business owners with the tools they will need to be successful,” shared Miria Gray, AS, Community Education Officer at Chelsea Groton Bank. “As so many business owners learned in 2020, it is critical for businesses to have their financial house in order and be able to market their services. These are just a few of the topics that will be covered throughout the series.”

The instructor-led curriculum was developed jointly by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Each class will be delivered by Chelsea Groton Bank team members and local professionals to provide aspiring or current small business owners a practical introduction to aspects of starting and managing a business.

All classes will meet online on Tuesdays from 12-1 PM and Thursdays from 6-7 PM in April and May. Class topics are: Is Owning a Business Right for You?, Banking Services, Business Plans, Public Speaking and Networking, Record Keeping, Risk Management, Credit for Businesses, Time Management, Organizational Types, Small Business Insurance, Financial Management and Cash Flow, Social Media Marketing, Tax Planning and Reporting, Websites, Emails and SEO, Chat with the Experts, and Using Adobe Spark to Create Videos. Community members are invited to register for individual classes or the entire series. Registration is required in order to receive log-in credentials for each class.

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About Chelsea Groton Bank

Based in Groton, Conn., Chelsea Groton Bank is a full-service mutually owned bank with over $1.4 billion in assets. Chelsea Groton Bank’s products and services include consumer banking, business banking, mortgage and business lending, cash management, financial planning and financial education programming. With 14 branch locations throughout New London County and a Loan Production Office in Hartford County, Chelsea Groton Bank also provides online and mobile banking, 24-hour telephone banking, and nationwide ATM banking for individuals, families and businesses. To learn more, please visit Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender. NMLS Institution ID 402928.

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