Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu Honored with 2010 SCORE Awards for Congressional Support for Small Businesses

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 10, 2010
Contact Information
Tammy Cason
800/634-0245
media@score.org

Washington, D.C. — SCORE “Counselors to America’s Small Business” honors Senator Mary Landrieu of Louisiana with the 2010 SCORE Award for Congressional Support for Small Business. Landrieu is being honored for her dedication to small business and entrepreneurship, and support of volunteerism and SCORE.

The member of Congress and other SCORE Awards winners will be recognized during a September 16 event at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. Learn more at www.score.org/score_awards.html.

SCORE CEO Ken Yancey says, “Senator Landrieu has made a powerful contribution to the success of America’s economy through her support of small businesses nationwide. SCORE salutes her for her entrepreneurial advocacy and ongoing support of SCORE.” Yancey adds, “Entrepreneurs can use a mentor to help them recover from the recession. Senator Landrieu helps SCORE’s volunteer mentors make a difference in the lives of everyday entrepreneurs, both in Louisiana and across the U.S.”

For more information, contact Christine Banning at 1-800/634-0245 or media@score.org. To attend the SCORE Awards, contact Mark Dobosz at 941-371-3107 or mark.dobosz@scorefoundation.org. Learn more at www.score.org/score_awards.html.

About The SCORE Foundation: The mission of The SCORE Foundation is to support and leverage the work of SCORE by soliciting, investing and managing resources for the benefit of SCORE. Learn more about The SCORE Foundation at www.scorefoundation.org.

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.

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For more information, contact SCORE's public relations manager at 1-800/634-0245 or media@score.org.