FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SCORE Contact:
(Date) (District Director)
(Insert Name) of (Insert Hometown) Chosen to Lead (Insert State/Region) SCORE
(Insert Name) Will Lead (Statewide/Regional) Mentoring and Services for SCORE “Mentors to America’s Small Business”
(Insert City, State)—(Insert state/region) SCORE announces (insert name) as the new district director for (insert state/region). (Insert last name) will lead and support local SCORE offices in providing small business mentoring and workshops across (state/region).
SCORE CEO Kenneth Yancey says, “(Insert name) has an outstanding business and management background. (He/She) is a champion for the role of small business in our economy, especially during the recession.” Yancey adds, “(insert name) has shown continued dedication to the mission of SCORE and the health of the (insert state/region) business community. (State/Region) SCORE volunteer mentors have extensive experience in small business start-ups and in setting a course for business success.”
(Insert last name) has been with SCORE since (insert year). (He/She) started with (insert chapter name) as (insert first SCORE position) and moved on to become (insert most recent SCORE position) before being named district director. (Insert last name) 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).
SCORE’s (insert state/region) includes (insert number) chapters that reach (insert number) entrepreneurs annually through face-to-face and online mentoring, and a series of business workshops. The district’s (insert number) volunteers have an average of (insert number) years of business knowledge, 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 (insert local phone number). Visit (insert state/region) district online at (insert URL if appropriate).