Charlotte SCORE, AT&T Advertising Solutions, Host Free Speed Coaching, How-to Workshops for Small Businesses

Charlotte, NC, September 27, 2011 --( The Charlotte chapter of SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business, is teaming up with AT&T Advertising Solutions to host the 2011 Speed Coaching and Workshops on Tuesday, Oct. 4 at The Employers Association, 3020 West Arrowood Rd.

The free, half-day event will provide small business owners in the region with one-on-one counseling, business how-to workshops and networking opportunities. Charlotte SCORE counselors will conduct face-to-face counseling sessions, giving participants a chance to talk about their businesses and the challenges they hope to overcome.

The event will feature two workshops, Internet Marketing and Access to Capital, and a panel discussion showcasing four Charlotte SCORE clients and their keys to success.

Event details
What: Charlotte SCORE & AT&T Advertising Solutions present 2011 Speed Coaching and Workshop, a free half-day event with business coaching with SCORE volunteers, workshops, a panel discussion and a continental breakfast.

When: 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 4

Where: The Employers Association, 3020 West Arrowood Rd.

Tickets: Free of charge. RSVP at (Seminar Schedules). A maximum of one representative per company may attend. Counseling sessions will be scheduled on a first come-first serve basis.

Contact: or call 704-344-6576.

· Internet Marketing with Tom Moore, southeast regional sales manager, AT&T Advertising Solutions
· Access to Capital with Mike Horrigan, SCORE volunteer and consultant.
· Entrepreneurs Panel featuring four successful Charlotte SCORE clients; Frank Antunez, founder and President of Terra Alta Coffee, Jennifer Cochrane, co-founder of LKNSavings, an on-line business and shopping resource for the Lake Norman community, Ruth Ellen Kinzey, founder and President of The Kinzey Company, a strategic communications consulting business, Paul Kowalski, owner of Fine Line Construction, a home builder and remodeler.

Charlotte SCORE (Counselors to America’s Small Business) is the volunteer arm of the SBA. SCORE offers free coaching and low-cost workshops for small businesses. The group’s volunteer counselors are working or retired business owners and executives. Visit for more details.

Charlotte SCORE
Patricia Maldonado
Robert Carroll