SCORE in the News

SCORE Lauds Top Clients

Tue, 2013-05-07 10:03

Before members and invited guests, Hagerstown’s SCORE chapter celebrated Small Business Month and the selection of its clients of the year at the April 26 awards luncheon at Always Ron’s in Hagerstown.

This year’s award winners were selected by the chapter’s board of directors from among more than 300 applicants mentored by the local organization.

Chosen as startup client of the year was Toni Ogden, owner/operator of Sour Sentiments, an online retail outlet offering a unique line of gifts, greeting cards and novelties.

Before They Were Digital - Robbin Block

Fri, 2013-05-03 09:51

Can you imagine what doing business was like before email? Some of us can, most of us can't remember. Ben Meyerhoff, who is currently a Seattle SCORE counselor, shares what it was like working in sales for IBM in the 1960's when the name was synonymous with computing. And what's changed for the better and worse today.

Minding Your Business is a lively interview program in Seattle featuring owners, experts and organizations sharing personal stories, advice and essential business tips.


Career Shift: When Your Field Has Seen Better Days - Joanne Devereaux

Fri, 2013-05-03 09:21

“'I’m done.' I had said it more than a few times. My 20-year career as a professional architectural photographer in Boston and Atlanta had been a long, slow fizzle. The question, 'What next?' had been in the back of my mind for some time as I endured the changes and diminishing income in my chosen profession. As a self-employed person with an entrepreneurial spirit, I wasn’t afraid of a challenge and, being in my 50s, I was too young to retire.

SCORE Helps New Business Owners Soar - Philip Franchine

Thu, 2013-05-02 09:23

Nancy Lambert felt the urge to put her fashion skills to work a few years ago, but the former paralegal and alterations entrepreneur needed encouragement as well as business advice, so she turned to non-profit business consultants SCORE.

Get Your Business Off the Ground with SCORE - Dave Charest

Mon, 2013-04-29 09:38

One of the best ways to get your business really moving is to seek mentorship and education from others who have gone before you. When you understand the challenges that are ahead you can better navigate the waters to overcome those challenges to grow your business.

Navarros Return Popular Taco Meat Filling to Q-C Marketplace - Doug Schorpp

Mon, 2013-04-29 09:32

A longtime Quad-City favorite is back on the grocery shelves to be sampled by a new generation of Mexican food fans.

 Navarro’s Original Taco Filling was marketed by Tony and Rita Navarro of Davenport. The frozen product was sold in area grocery stores for many years, beginning in 1982.

Victoria said she received assistance from SCORE which helped her get re-established.

Wonder Works Named SCORE Small Business of the Year - Jonathan Allen

Fri, 2013-04-26 11:26

Wonder Works has garnered its share of attention over the years, winning several awards and consistently getting involved in the community.

Now SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide, is recognizing the company as it's Small "For Profit" Business of the Year.

The Best Ways To Get Free Help Starting A Business - Nancy Collamer

Wed, 2013-04-24 14:04

Ready to trade in your corporate or nonprofit job for life as an entrepreneur? Regardless of your industry or background, it’s likely that you’ll need to learn a variety of skills to run a successful business of your own.

SCORE holds more than 100 free online webinars on its site, Coming up: A May 14 webinar on how to grow your business with email and social media, taught by Ron Cates of Constant Contact, a leading small business advisory firm.

Princeton SCORE Announces Small Business Fair...Opportunity to Learn, Connect & Network!

Mon, 2013-04-08 12:45
Princeton, NJ - April 8, 2013 - On Saturday, May 4th, 2013, the Princeton SCORE chapter and Princeton Public Library are joining forces to host the 5th Annual Small Business Fair in downtown Princeton. The fair will be held at the Princeton Public Library from 11am to 3pm, and attendance is FREE.

EIU-SCORE Shadowing Program for Entrepreneurship Minors

Tue, 2013-04-23 15:35

Eastern Illinois University Entrepreneurship Minors may apply for the opportunity to shadow SCORE Chapter counselors as they assist local business owners in identifying and executing successful business practices. The Southeastern Illinois SCORE Chapter No. 0706 has teamed up with Eastern Illinois University’s ENT minor to offer you a look into real-world business issues.

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