Boston Chapter of SCORE Earns Outstanding Client Impact Award

Washington DC - SCORE, mentors to America’s small business, has honored the Boston SCORE chapter with its 2012 Outstanding Client Impact award.  SCORE is a non-profit organization that provides free small business mentoring and offers educational workshops through 364 chapters across the country.  In 2011, SCORE’s 13,000+ business experts volunteered their time, knowledge and experience to help create 40,537 new businesses and 67,098 jobs nationwide.  The Outstanding Client Impact award is presented in recognition of a chapter with the highest level of client feedback attributing their success to working with SCORE.

At this year’s 2012 SCORE National Leadership Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, the Boston SCORE chapter was presented with the Chapter Recognition Award for Outstanding Client Impact.  The selection of Boston SCORE as this year’s recipient was based on a survey revealing that 84% of the chapter’s clients starting a new business last year and 100% of the chapter’s clients that added jobs last year agreed that SCORE advice helped them achieve these accomplishments.

“SCORE’s ultimate objective is the success of our small business clients.  These results clearly and quantitatively show the fantastic, valuable work done by the 75 volunteers of the Boston chapter toward this goal,” said SCORE’s CEO Ken Yancey. 

"Boston SCORE is proud to receive this award and to provide such meaningful and helpful service to our clients.  Mentoring requires a commitment both on the part of our mentors as well as our clients, so it is particularly gratifying when we see our clients succeed, and when they evaluate our mentoring so highly,” commented Dan Perkins, Chapter Chair of Boston SCORE.  “We hope that we can continue to meet our clients’ expectations and that this recognition will result in our attracting even more clients next year."

About Boston SCORE
The Boston SCORE Chapter provides FREE confidential counseling to small business entrepreneurs.  Our primary goal is to create an on-going relationship with small business entrepreneurs to help them make good business decisions to foster successes, which lead to profits. Our main location is in the Tip O’Neil Building in Boston.  We also meet with clients at satellite offices at the Boston Public Library and in Allston/Brighton, Arlington, Brookline, Framingham, Lexington, Newton/Needham, Norwood, Quincy/Braintree, Watertown and Waltham.

For more information and to find out about SCORE workshops and free mentoring in the Boston area, visit: www.boston.score.org or call the office at 617-565-5591.

About SCORE
Since 1964, SCORE has helped more than 9 million aspiring entrepreneurs. Each year, SCORE provides small business mentoring and workshops to more than 375,000 new and growing small businesses. More than 13,000 business experts volunteer as mentors in 364 chapters serving local communities with entrepreneur education to help grow 1 million small businesses.

For more information about starting or operating a small business, call 1-800/634-0245 for the SCORE chapter nearest you. Visit SCORE at www.score.org. Connect with SCORE at www.facebook.com/SCOREFans and www.twitter.com/SCOREMentors