Give Yourself Credit – Lincoln, MO

Lincoln City Hall 122 E. Main Street, Lincoln, MO

Join us for a FREE credit building information session, including a FREE copy of your credit and a personalized credit action plan, with step by step guidance on how to improve your credit score without spending any money! Do you need a checking account? Sign up for one at the event! Speakers include Jo Ann […]

DIY Business Plan and Ascent Training Webinar


RECORDING AND WEBINAR MATERIALS HERE. Learn about Ascent, the free business planning platform from the U.S. Small Business Administration. You can get started with Ascent right now right here: Ascent Dashboard Ascent is for businesses with little time and lots to do. Each learning "journey" takes you through key issues, such as staffing or financing, […]

Funding Your Small Business


This New Growth Women's Business Center webinar 12 p.m. Aug 12 covers everything you need to know before you talk to a lender or investor. It's for any stage of business, from startup to succession planning.

Business Benefits in Opportunity Zones


WEBINAR RECORDING AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE! Your business may qualify for a range of benefits designed to spur economic development in federally designated Opportunity Zones. Learn what those benefits are and how to tap them in this 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. webinar Thursday August 26. It's hosted by the New Growth Women's Business Center.

PPP Direct Forgiveness & COVID-19 EIDL Webinar


WEBINAR RECORDING & MATERIALS ARE HERE! This New Growth Women's Business Center webinar walks through updates on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Direct Forgiveness Portal, the COVID Revenue Reduction Score, and the SBA’s COVID-19 Economic Injury and Disaster Loan (EIDL).

E3 Women’s Conference 2021

Oasis Hotel and Convention Center 2546 N. Glenstone, Springfield, MO

New Growth Women's Business Center invites YOU and/or women in your network to join us Sept. 15 & 16 in Springfield, MO. Join some of Southwest Missouri’s brightest entrepreneurs, leaders, business owners, and business resource organizations for the third annual SCORE E3 Women’s Conference, where we will once again be Educating and Empowering Entrepreneurs (E3). More about SW […]

Wearing Many Hats


Recording available here from this Oct 28 webinar with one of the region's talented and tenacious working business moms. You can also access Eran Dawson's slideshow with all of the helpful tips and tricks she shared.

The Basics of Succession Planning


Ken's webinar recording has arrived! You can find it HERE and the slides to his presentation HERE! Don't wait until it’s too late to understand the value of succession planning! Join us as Kenneth (Ken) Surbrugg, the Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at Missouri Southern State University (MSSU) and a Business Consultant with the […]

5th Monday Luncheon

Warsaw Community Building 181 W. Harrison St., Warsaw, Missouri

The next 5th Monday networking luncheon, Nov. 29 in Warsaw, MO, will feature a full plate of rural small business resources that the START HERE Business Acceleration Network is building.


QuickBooks Training – Intro

West Central MO Community Action Agency 208 W Walnut, Raymore, MO

This course is designed for those who are new to the software or those who want to become more confident and proficient in accounting for your business. Learn how to set up your chart of accounts, enter and pay bills, write checks, track sales, set company preferences, and much more.


QuickBooks Training – Advanced

West Central MO Community Action Agency 208 W Walnut, Raymore, MO

This course is designed for those who already have a good grasp of the basics of this program or have successfully completed the Introduction to QuickBooks course. Whether you’re a small-business owner, bookkeeper, or accountant needing a QuickBooks refresher, this course will make you more confident and secure in accounting for your business.