SCORE in the News

Small Business Experts to Mentor Entrepreneurs at Expo

Thu, 2014-05-15 13:02

The Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) is marking its 50th anniversary this year.
Score is made up of volunteers who have come to be known as counselors to American Small Business. These are men and women … many retired … who have years and years of experience in small business and are happy to share their knowledge and insight to help others.
The Chico chapter has been around since the 1980’s and there is also a chapter in Redding.

SBA Recognizes SCORE 50th Anniversary

Tue, 2014-05-13 12:47

During National Small Business Week, the U.S. Small Business Administration is proud to recognize SCORE for its 50th anniversary in providing volunteer counseling and mentoring to the nation’s entrepreneurs.

SCORE has served more than 10 million entrepreneurs since 1964, providing mentoring, counseling, and coaching sessions for entrepreneurs and small business owners in its 50-year history.

SCORE Helps Promote Entrepreneurship, Small Business Awareness

Mon, 2014-05-19 12:34

This week has been designated as Small Business and Entrepreneur week, and Millikin University is taking the opportunity to show off their small business assistance program.
The program is called SCORE and its focus is on providing counseling for potential small business owners, as well as entrepreneurs in a one-on-one basis or through a group class.

Weather or Not Forecasts to Save Clients’ Money and Time

Tue, 2014-05-13 12:23

Though it was in the 80s in Kansas City a week ago, meteorologist Sara Croke was talking snow. She was in Cincinnati at the North American Snow Conference as part of the American Public Works Association, discussing emergency management and winter maintenance.

Planning for weather is all in a day’s work for Croke, whose company Weather or Not focuses on forecasting weather for schools, municipalities and businesses such as construction companies, utilities and road crews.

Neat is Going Big and Fast

Fri, 2014-05-09 11:53

“This isn't meat — this is neat!”

Phil and Laura Lapp’s oldest daughter said that in fall 2011 upon tasting the pecan-and-garbanzo-based meat replacement that Laura had concocted. The description seemed apt, and they ran with it.

Minnesota-Bred SCORE Marks 50th Year

Wed, 2014-05-07 10:38

May 07--The Minnesota chapters of SCORE celebrated the business mentoring organization's 50th birthday Tuesday at the Small Business Administration's annual awards luncheon.

The organization, which chartered its first chapter in Minneapolis in 1964, received awards from the SBA and from Secretary of State Mark Ritchie.

"This is a place where people reach out and help each other," Ritchie said of Minnesota. "SCORE is about making all of us stronger by helping make individual businesses stronger."

Small Business Makeover: Social Media Strategy Boosts Online Furniture Business’ Chances For Success

Sun, 2014-05-04 10:31

For Leonard Riforgiato, the path to small business ownership began in the 1990s with an abandoned company trademark and a passion for antiques.

SCORE San Diego Fulfills Small Business Owners' Need for Peer Mentoring

Wed, 2014-05-07 10:26

SCORE San Diego's Business Enhancement Forums provide a venue for entrepreneurs and business owners to both receive and provide peer advice on common issues many small business owners face.

SCORE; A lifeline for small Triangle area businesses

Wed, 2014-05-07 09:38

Check out this article in Southern Neighbor highlighting the talented and experienced people at SCORE Chapel Hill and their impact on local entrepreneurs!

SCORE celebrates 50 years of helping small-business owners start and expand their business

Wed, 2014-05-07 09:30

Check out this News & Observer article highlighting SCORE's impact in the Triangle!

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