Mentoring Corps for Community Development (MCCD), an all-volunteer, nonprofit consulting practice in Old Lyme, has offered to provide assistance to local businesses coping with the difficult and uncertain business environment. MCCD has assisted more than 100 clients (individuals, businesses and nonprofits) in New London and Middlesex Counties in the past eight years.  These assignments have covered a range of planning and operating issues, including cash flow, recapitalization, inventory management, investments, organizational and employment matters, insolvency, sales and marketing, business turnarounds, operating efficiencies and securing financial assistance from federal agencies.  Interested companies should contact