How to turn your hobby into a business

Would you like to do what you love, full-time?

Saturday, Nov. 17, 11 AM -12:30 PM, Fox Room. Free.

Covering available financial supports, planning, the MINT’s community workspace, and more! Join Chris Herriman from the U.S. Small Business Administration and Karen McCalla from Rutland’s MINT makerspace as they talk about how to grow your creative hobby and passion into a successful small business.

Chris Herriman is an Economic Development Specialist & Veteran Business Development Officer with the Vermont District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Karen McCalla is an intrepid maker, experimenter and passionate learner.  She is the Maker Evangelist at The MINT, where she helps all sorts of people discover their inner makers.  When she’s not at The MINT, Karen is the 7-12 Teacher-Librarian at Mill River Union School in North Clarendon.  She and her husband Scott are proud parents to twin 14-year-old mini-makers, Maxwell and Emelia.

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