FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SCORE Contact:
(Date) (Chapter Chair)
(Insert Chapter Name) SCORE Recognizes (Insert Business Name) as Client of the Year
(Insert City, State)—(Insert chapter name) SCORE has named (insert name of business owner) as its Client of the Year. (insert last name), owner of (insert name of business), an (insert type of business), has (insert fact about business, e.g. “built his/her business from a start-up to a
$10 million per year enterprise since opening in 1999.”). (Last name of business owner) will be honored at a reception on (insert date, time) at (insert location).
(insert last name) came to (insert chapter name) SCORE’s office (insert number) years ago (insert history of client’s relationship with SCORE, e.g. “to get help establishing a business plan. He recognized a need for Web site services in the area, and wanted to use his expertise to provide local businesses and other organizations with high quality websites. He returned two years later for assistance in his efforts to expand, and he and his staff of 10 employees have helped hundreds of clients establish a robust online presence since its founding five years ago.”).
(Insert chair name), (insert chapter name) SCORE Chapter Chair says, “(Insert name) had a clear vision of how he could make an impact on the local economy when he first came to us.” (insert chair name) adds, “SCORE mentor (insert name of SCORE mentor) helped him do a great deal of research to start the business, and advised him again on a growth strategy when he came back to us.”
(insert business owner name) says (insert mentor name)’s assistance was invaluable to the success of his/her business, and his/her attitude gave him/her confidence about his/her ability to succeed.
“There were so many questions that I had when I first started, and (insert mentor name) had the answers or knew where to find them.” (insert business owner name) adds, “(He/She) was so supportive and positive about what I was trying accomplish, it really helped ease the fears and anxiety I had about taking those first steps.”
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 http://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).