Main Street has too many vacant store fronts. Where did the restaurants, local shops and bakeries go? Residents complain about the lack of businesses to meet their needs, but will they support local entrepreneurs?

This MeetUp explores innovative marketing that makes small businesses successful ventures for entrepreneurs through positive customer support. The program is designed for small and home based business owners as well as those who desire to start their own business. It will also offer new and successful practices to area town officials desiring to grow small business in their communities.

The Haston Library together with the Senior Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) is presenting its third MeetUp on Wednesday, March 30 at 6PM. This series of meetings is designed to assist small and home based business owners from area towns to be successful in their communities through networking and topical educational programs.

This MeetUp will utilize a panel of community leaders and SCORE business experts to review innovative business practices in a discussion format with the audience. The panel will include Spencer Selectman, John Stevens, Brookfield Selectman, Clarence Snyder, and Chairman of Central Mass Grown, Jim Metcalf, Small Business mentor from SCORE.

The program will take place at the Haston Library in North Brookfield at 6PM on Wednesday, March 30. All small business owners and potential owners as well as community officials from area towns are invited to attend.

Please confirm a seat by visiting the Worcester SCORE MeetUp site at