FY 2013 Accomplishments of Treasure Valley SCORE

General

  • Implemented communications and workshop/event registration through Constant Contact
  • Published 50 weekly columns in the Idaho Statesman's "Business Insider" during FY 2013
  • Continued TV SCORE's partnership with the Boise office of the Idaho SBDC. Ten SCORE counselors participated in the SBDC's mentoring program for Taiwanese students. Continued joint counseling sessions with SBDC.
  • Continued support of University of Phoenix business-plan critiques
  • Twenty chapter members completed the Mentoring Certification Program
  • Helped sponsor the Web.com Forum, which was part of the local Web.com golf tournament event
  • Formed a partnership with the Nampa Chamber of Commerce and established a counseling office at the Nampa Chamber
  • Prepared and published the Idaho Economic Indicators" monthly

Numerical Metrics

  • Exceed total session goals by 16%
  • Increased face-to-face follow-ons by 9%
  • Increased workshop attendees by 15%

Workshops

We conducted the following workshops:

  • First local series of the SCORE workshops "Simple Steps for Starting Your Business"
  • Ten "Business Fundamentals" workshops; 50% of the attendees were veterans
  • Two "Boots-2-Business" workshops at Mountain Home Air Force Base
  • Two social-media workshops (Boise and Nampa)
  • Third annual Coaching and Workshop Event at BSU (80 attendees, 4 workshops)
  • Two small-business workshops as part of the City of Boise's adult-education program
  • Six workshops on behalf of the Idaho Business League
  • Two workshops on behalf of the Public Sector Purchasing Association