FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SCORE Contact:
(Date) (Chapter Chair)
(Insert Chapter Name) SCORE Honors its Volunteers for Assisting Local Businesses
Business Advisors are Key to Success of SCORE “Mentors to America’s Small Business”
(Insert City, State)—As part of National Volunteer Week, (insert chapter name) SCORE will recognize the efforts of its volunteer mentors for their work to strengthen the local small business community. A reception for the volunteers will be held on (insert date, time) at (location).
The reception will be highlighted by an address from (insert Title, Name of speaker).
The volunteer business mentors of (insert chapter name) SCORE donate (insert number) hours each year to assist area business owners. These mentors have decades of expertise in a wide array of business ventures.
“The men and women that contribute their efforts to (insert chapter name) SCORE are committed to the (insert city name) business community,” says SCORE Chapter Chair (insert name). “Our volunteers are directly responsible for the success of our chapter, and last year they helped (insert number) entrepreneurs in our community meet the challenges of running a small business,” (insert name) adds.
The business experts of (insert chapter name) SCORE are part of a national network of over 300 SCORE chapters in all 50 states and the U.S. territories. National Volunteer Week, which takes place this year from (insert date), began in 1974 and is held annually to pay tribute to the role that volunteers play in building better, stronger communities.
Since 1964, SCORE has helped more than 11 million aspiring entrepreneurs. Each year, SCORE provides small business mentoring and workshops to more than 350,000 new and growing small businesses. More than 10,000 business experts volunteer as mentors in 300 chapters serving local communities with entrepreneur education to help grow small businesses.
Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.
For more information about starting or operating a small business, call 1-800-634-0245 for the SCORE chapter nearest you or visit SCORE at www.score.org. Connect with SCORE at www.facebook.com/SCOREMentors and www.twitter.com/SCOREMentors.
For more information about starting or operating a small business, call (insert local phone number). Visit (insert chapter name) online at (insert chapter Web URL).