SCORE Counselors Win Microsoft $10,000 Technology Makeovers

Washington, D.C.—Three SCORE counselors each received a Microsoft $10,000 SCORE Counselor Technology Makeover for taking part in an online training on Accounting Basics last fall. SCORE counselors who signed up were entered into a drawing for this grant award from Microsoft to SCORE. In addition, every SCORE counselor who took the tutorial received a copy of Microsoft’s Office Small Business Management Edition software by mail.

William Brown of Baton Rouge, La., Myles Crowe of Jackson, N.H., and John Lindsay of Parkville, Mo., will receive $3,000 in Microsoft software, a $5,000 credit toward the purchase of computer hardware with Tech Depot Hardware, and a $2,000 Office Depot merchandise card. These resources will help the counselors to better serve their clients.

SCORE CEO Ken Yancey says, “SCORE thanks Microsoft for providing our volunteer counselors with an online resource for lifelong learning and access to Microsoft software.” Yancey adds, “Through opportunities like this one, SCORE makes sure that our counselors have up-to-date resources they can use to help entrepreneurs succeed.”

Since 1964, SCORE “Counselors to America’s Small Business” has assisted more than 7 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 entrepreneurial education dedicated to the formation, growth and success of small businesses.

For more information about starting or operating a small business, call 1-800/634-0245 for the SCORE chapter nearest you. Or, visit SCORE on the Web at