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Elisabeth and Marcelin Yves Borno BORN-O UNIFORMS Woonsocket, RI
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Serving Rhode Island businesses for over 50 years.

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BORN-O UNIFORMS in Woonsocket, RI

During her early years as a registered nurse, Army veteran Elisabeth Borno had difficulty finding the perfect medical uniform. Knowing that she wasn’t alone, she co-founded BORN-O UNIFORMS with her husband, Yves Marcelin Borno, an IT specialist. Their business empowers healthcare professionals by providing them with comfortable, fashionable, and affordable uniforms. They sell products online and in their retail shop located in Woonsocket, RI. SCORE mentors helped them with expertise and business advice to create a solid business plan, marketing tips to their boost online presence and sales, and production process suggestions that reduced costs and improved efficiency.

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SCORE Rhode Island Presents:
Rhode Island Entrepreneur Receives Prestigious Joseph G.E. Knight Award for Excellence

Composure Self Care owner Amber Ramey has been awarded the 2024 Joseph G.E. Knight Award for Entrepreneurial Excellence by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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This Month at SCORE

June

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National Safety Month

Visit Our Small Business Resilience Hub

At SCORE, we know that disasters, economic downturns, and catastrophic events can bring unprecedented challenges to your business. That is why we're committed to providing you with the resources to empower you to make the best decisions for your company.

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Featured Success Story

From Home-made Gin to Award-Winning Spirits: The Story of Two Fat Guys

Crafting award-winning, non-traditional gins with a twist of Montana spirit. Discover their journey from a birthday party in 2010 to tasting competition gold medals in 2021.

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SCORE Empowers All Entrepreneurs

We believe that anyone can start and manage a successful small business. We also know that the road is harder for some than for others. Diverse backgrounds, different voices, and unique needs may call for specialized resources and mentoring approaches.

SCORE is listening, recognizes these diverse needs, and provides personalized support in a wholly-inclusive platform called SCORE for All. 

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Impact Your Community

Since 1964, SCORE has educated and mentored more than 11 million small business owners and entrepreneurs. We're looking for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences to serve in a variety of roles — from knowledgeable business mentors to local community advocates. 

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Upcoming Events

Rhode Island Northeast Region Chapter of the Year Award 2021

SCORE Rhode Island earns Northeast Region Chapter of the Year Again in 2021

SCORE has named Rhode Island as the Northeast Region Chapter of the Year for the second year in a row in 2021, recognizing the chapter's commitment to outstanding service in helping entrepreneurs start and grow businesses in the past year. The chapter achieved success by focusing on the needs of their small business clients, partnering with more than 30 other organizations in the community, and achieving one of the highest market penetrations and client satisfaction ratings in the country.

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SCORE RI and SCORE Mentor Bill Cunningham Receive Congressional Recognition

SCORE Rhode Island was recognized this year for the 2022 Small Business Administration (SBA) District Director’s Award by US Senators Sheldon Whitehouse and Jack Reed and US Representatives David Cicilline and James Langevin. SCORE RI was also recognized by Rhode Island Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea, Treasurer Seth Magaziner, and Governor Dan McKee. Score Rhode Island mentor Bill Cunningham was similarly recognized for his award of the Rhode Island SBA Financial Services Champion. The recognitions took place at an SBA hosted awards event, at a Congressional breakfast, and at an appearance before the Rhode Island House of Representatives.

Rhode Island 2020 Diamond CHapter Award

SCORE Rhode Island Earns Prestigious “Diamond Leadership Award”

The national office of SCORE, “Mentors to America’s Small Business,” has honored SCORE Rhode Island with the “Diamond Leadership Award” for outstanding performance in 2020.  Less than 10% of the 330+ SCORE chapters across the United States are bestowed this highest recognition for service and operations excellence. Additionally, in order to be considered a Diamond chapter, you have to have been awarded as a Platinum level 5 years in a row.

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