Image Direct of Los Angeles, CA, Honored with SCORE’s PDQ Award

Washington, D.C.SCORE Counselors to America’s Small Business presents the PDQ Award to Alon Doron and Shirley Zimerman of Image Direct, an integrated marketing services firm. Doron and Zimerman, senior executives of Image Direct, will accept the award at a SCORE national leadership breakfast in San Diego, California, on December 12.


Image Direct receives this award for their outstanding corporate philanthropic support of SCORE mentoring and services nationwide. The PDQ Award is named in honor of the company owned by one of SCORE’s most avid supporters and advocatesThe PDQ Careers Group of Companies and its CEO and founder, Patty DeDominic.


DeDominic is a past SCORE board director, past The SCORE Foundation board chair and a major advocate of SCORE and small business. Through her personal, corporate and in-kind support at the local and national levels of SCORE, PDQ truly exemplifies SCORE’s spirit of outstanding corporate philanthropy. The first recipient of the PDQ Award was The Company Corporation in 2004.


Image Direct is an advocate for small business and entrepreneurship in America. Since 1997, Image Direct has been a longstanding SCORE alliance partner. In the past, Image Direct has donated the graphic design of SCORE’s annual report and supported SCORE volunteer training conferences for many years.


Image Direct and SCORE partner on the daily release of a small business resource kit to newly-formed small businesses nationwide. SCORE continues to be included in the monthly Welcome Business USA Direct mailer to 800,000 entrepreneurs quarterly.


SCORE CEO Ken Yancey says, "Image Direct is a leading corporate example and supporter of small business mentoring and training through SCORE.” Yancey adds, “Image Direct has been integral in SCORE’s effort to expand its corporate alliances. Alon and Shirley’s contribution to the small business community nationwide is outstanding.”


Since 1964, SCORE “Counselors to America’s Small Business” has assisted more than 7.5 million aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners through counseling and business workshops. More than 10,500 volunteer business counselors in 389 chapters serve their communities through entrepreneur education dedicated to the formation, growth and success of small businesses.


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