SCORE in the News

On AARP Radio SCORE CEO Ken Yancey offers Small Business Advice on Your Life with Jane Pauley

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Tue, 2012-03-13 09:22

Perhaps you watched Mr. Paul Giannone's story on the Today show discussing his departure from a successful information technology career to starting his own pizza shop in Brooklyn NY.
SCORE CEO Ken Yancey joined Paul and Jane Pauley on the Ask Jane radio show to discuss what people like Paul need to consider before making the transition to small business ownership.

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SCORE joins Good Morning America and Yahoo! News for Remake America

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Thu, 2012-03-08 09:47

SCORE is pleased to have been chosen to participate in a Yahoo! News and Good Morning America weekly docu-series following the lives of six families as they strive to get back on track towards achieving “the American dream.” 

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Forum Offers Advice and ‘A Sounding Board’ to Small Businesses in Monroe

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Wed, 2012-03-07 08:50

In partnership with the Monroe Chamber of Commerce, town Economic Development Commission (EDC) and Edith Wheeler Memorial Library, Greg Bivona, Co-Chapter Chair of SCORE Greater Bridgeport, led a workshop last week for the local business community. He was assisted by Bill McLeod of Monroe, SCORE Assistant District Director.

“We are simply a group of people who enjoy working with, and helping, people to succeed,” said Bivona.

 

Retired Executives Lend Expertise to Entrepreneurs

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Tue, 2012-03-06 12:59

When a couple from the East Coast moved to Columbia, Missouri in 2000, they decided to start a catering company that would highlight the cuisine they knew the best. SCORE helped them create a plan and find Small Business Administration (SBA) funding, says SCORE Mentor Bill Nix. After years of success in their business, the couple recently decided to retire and returned to SCORE for help in selling their company.

 

SCORE Helps Woman Launch Dream Business - The Evening Sun

Date
Tue, 2012-03-06 10:18

Karin Roth always had a dream and desire to be a professional decorator but she needed to learn the nuts and bolts of how to start a business. Next stop: SCORE.  Looking back on her journey of turning a dream into a reality, Roth said, "SCORE has been instrumental in getting my business started. After my meeting with Beth, I felt informed, empowered and excited."

 

Muster the Courage to Start Your Own Business - BloombergBusinessweek.com

Date
Tue, 2012-03-06 10:11

Becoming an entrepreneur after losing a job isn’t easy, but leaving a job to become an entrepreneur is often tougher psychologically, says SCORE Orange County Mentor Jack McSunas. “When you must abandon a safe harbor for the high seas of being on your own, it is more difficult,” he says.

 

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Immigrant Entrepreneur Turns Small Business Ideas into a Success

Date
Wed, 2012-02-29 11:53

This is a preview of Joe Kutchera's forthcoming book, Pursuit of the American Dream: Success Stories of Today's Immigrant Entrepreneurs.

Indian Valley Chamber of Commerce works with SCORE to help local businesses

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Tue, 2012-02-28 13:57

“SCORE counseling can be critical to the success of a small business,” Sharon Minninger, executive director of the Indian Valley Chamber, said. “I am so pleased that the Indian Valley Chamber is now able to offer this service and businesses do not have to travel out of the area to take advantage of this free counseling.”

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