FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SCORE Contact:
(Date) (Chapter Chair)
(Insert Name) of (Insert Hometown) Chosen to Lead (Insert Chapter Name) SCORE
(Insert Name) Will Lead Local Efforts for SCORE “Mentors to America’s Small Business”
(Insert City, State)—(insert chapter name) SCORE announces (insert name) as its new chapter chair, with (his/her) term beginning October 1. In this position, (insert last name) will coordinate community outreach, recruiting and the chapter’s small business mentoring and workshop programs.
SCORE CEO Kenneth Yancey says, “(insert name)’s selection as chapter chair will have a very positive impact on (insert chapter name) SCORE.” Yancey adds, “(insert name) has shown tremendous dedication to the (insert city/region) business community. (He/She) will ensure the superior level of service that (insert chapter name) SCORE offers to area businesses.”
(Insert name) has been with (insert chapter name) SCORE since (insert year). (He/She) has (insert number) years of (insert type of business) experience, and has (list other accomplishment, e.g. “held a number of offices in local civic organizations”). (He/She) also (list additional accomplishment, such as chair of a trade organization).
(Insert chapter name) SCORE provided (insert number) small business services to area entrepreneurs in (insert most recent year), through face-to-face and email mentoring, and a series of business workshops. The chapter’s (insert number) volunteers have an average of (insert number) years of business experience, with a wide range of expertise.
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 1-800/634-0245. Visit SCORE on the Web at www.score.org or www.score.org/women. For more information about (insert chapter name), call (insert local phone number). Visit (insert chapter name) online at (insert chapter Web URL).