Upcoming Events & Seminars – Sponsored by Northwest Community Bank


QuickBooks for Small Business Owners

Mondays & Thursdays,  September 24, 27 and October 1, 4
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm 


Small businesses will learn to identify ways to streamline bookkeeping activities and efficiently improve financial features of your business using QuickBooks software. Learn how to choose the type of QuickBooks software that is best for your business and how to set it up with users, create templates and banking feeds. You will learn how to create estimates, invoicing, sales orders and receipts. In addition you will learn how to track inventory, purchase orders, and bank reconciliation. QuickBooks is useful software for payroll reporting of 1099 employees, tracking your payroll and sales taxes. You are able to create balance sheets, and record profits and loss. We will explore the Apps that work with QuickBooks that can provide you “just in time” information at your fingertips.

Mandy Allen is the owner of Core Accounting Solutions, LLC and has 18 years of accounting experience, including bookkeeping, auditing, financial statement preparation and tax preparation. Mandy graduated from Western New England College (now Western New England University) with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting in 2001 and a master’s degree in accounting in 2003.

The series is in partnership with the Winchester Economic Development Commission, Northwest CT Chamber of Commerce and SCORE.


  • QUICKBOOKS – 9/24, 9/27, 10/1, 10/4
    5:00 – 7:00 pm
  • TAXATION – 10/16, 10/18, 10/23
    5:00 – 7:00 pm

Each topic is a 3-4 class series at no cost to assist your business to thrive using the knowledge and hands-on tools to be competitive in today’s marketplace.

Online Business Courses


Mentoring is available from successful entrepreneurs across industry sectors, instructors with extensive entrepreneurial experience, Senior Core of Retired Executive (SCORE) Business Coaches, SBA workshops, co-working spaces for entrepreneurs starting their own businesses.


Jane Williams, jwilliams@nwcc.edu, 860.738.6444


Monday-Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm


56 Park Place East, Winsted, CT 06098