SCORE in the News

The Economy's Biggest Risks- CNNMoney Small Business - SCORE CEO Ken Yancey

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Fri, 2012-10-19 10:58

'Many put things off waiting for certainty'- Ken Yancey 

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Into the Wild: Driving to Alaska at 65 to Start a New Life - Barbara M. Traynor

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Thu, 2012-10-18 09:07

In June, Next Avenue noted that the Center for Productive Longevity in Boulder, Colo., had launched the Inspirational Life Stories contest and the Later-Life Entrepreneurship Success Stories contest for people 50 and older. The nonprofit, which showcases the value of the 55-plus crowd, just announced its contest winners. The Most Inspirational Life Story essay by Barbara M. Traynor of Slingerlands, N.Y. details her journey across the country to start a new career of giving back.

 

Iraq War Vets Applying Tech Skills They Learned to Their Iowa Business - Dave Rasdal

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Mon, 2012-10-15 10:19

Under the bright light of a magnifying glass, Jake Long squints as he applies a screwdriver to the tiny parts of a Samsung cell phone. Beside him, Perry Graham chats with a customer on his HTC phone.  They are in the back shop of their business, Cedar Rapids Cell Phone Repair.

It’s a business that Long suggested the Jefferson High School friends try after each had finished a second deployment to Iraq. A business they’ve nurtured with assistance from SCORE, in particular counselor Jim Williams, himself a veteran.

SCORE Client Yamile Jackson -Top 20 Latino Innovator of the Year- TODAY SHOW

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Fri, 2012-10-12 14:26

SCORE is proud of our client Yamile Jackson- Nurtured By Design for being named an NBC Top 20 Latino Inovator of the Year.
 

Watch Yamile's inspiring story on NBC's Today Show here: 

Taylorsville, Nonprofit Partner to Help Businesses

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Fri, 2012-10-12 09:22

Taylorsville, Utah has partnered with SCORE, a nonprofit, to help the city's businesses that may be struggling or are trying to grow.  The partnership to date has assisted a half-dozen businesses in Taylorsville with marketing, finances, legal advice, business plans and viability studies — all at no cost to the business owners or Taylorsville taxpayers.

How to Find a Mentor - Kerry Hannon

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Thu, 2012-10-11 12:57

Like most things in life, finding a mentor is a process. The right chemistry takes some trial and error. And there's no law that says you can only have one. Remember, you aren't looking for yes-men and -women, who support you no matter what. You want them to believe in your mission, but you need to hear the good, the bad, and the ugly. No lip-gloss.

Read on to find out tips for finding the mentor that's right for you.

 

SCORE Client HRV Conformance Verification Associates Nominated for National Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award

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Wed, 2012-10-10 11:28

The Pittsburgh Chapter of SCORE is pleased to announce HRV Conformance Verification Associates, Inc. (HRV), a SCORE client since 2003, was named Ernst & Young Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia Region Entrepreneur of the Year for 2012 and is now in contention for the National award, to be announced in November.   Rochelle Stachel, Founder and President of HRV, accepted the award in the Construction Category.

Makeover Gives Miami Vet’s Business Side A Boost - Jenny Staletovich

Date
Tue, 2012-10-09 12:12

Four years after Marta Lista bought and took over the Trail Animal Hospital, a fixture on Southwest Eighth Street in Miami for a remarkable six decades, she found herself struggling. She was working six days a week, juggling the duties of being a solo practitioner while keeping an eye on the books, the staff, the inventory and the other demands of running her practice.  Veterinary school, it turns out, prepared her to be an awesome vet, but not such an awesome business owner.

SCORE Client Link Coworking and SCORE CEO Ken Yancey On The Air "Let's Talk Business" with Mitch Schlimer

Date
Tue, 2012-10-09 09:24

 

"Let's Talk Business" this Tuesday at Noon with EPICenter founder and host, Mitch Schlimer.

Yamile Jackson Designs Nurturing Device for Premature Babies - NBC LATINO

Date
Fri, 2012-10-05 15:06

Did you catch SCORE client success Yamile Jackson of Nurtured By Design on the Today Show this week? Watch the clip here and learn about this NBC Latino Innovator.

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