SCORE elects new officers for 2010
The local SCORE (Counselors to America's Small Business) chapter, located at the Aiken Chamber of Commerce, recently elected its new officers for the 2010-2011 year. The officers are (left to right): Wayne Schierbaum, treasurer; Stephen Baker, secretary; Jerry Rudd, vice chair; and Chuck Newton, chair.
Score is a non-profit organization, partnered with the US Small Business Administration, offering free small business advice and training.
Approximately 12,000 volunteers nationwide share the experience and knowledge learned from a lifetime of business experience on a no cost basis to local entrepreneurs.
In the SC South Central region, SCORE has been providing these services through a staff of 20 counselors and administrative volunteers to over 300 local business organizations annually. These clients range from those who have been in business for years to those who are only considering entering it for the first time.
The counseling staff has experience and background in practically every aspect of business. Typical areas of expertise are Marketing and Sales, Financial, Distribution, Business Planning, Administration, Procurement, Quality Control and Merchandising.
SCORE provides the following services:
-- Local Workshops and Seminars-- Face to Face Counseling-- Business Planning Assistance-- Problem Solving for Specific Business Situations-- Confidential Sounding Board for Ideas-- Good, Practical Advice For a free, private one-on-one consultation, give us a call. The only cost to you will be your time. The Aiken area SCORE offices are located in Aiken Chamber of Commerce office on Richland Avenue. There is also a North Augusta office located at North Augusta Chamber of Commerce office on Georgia Avenue. Call (803) 641-1111 in Aiken or (803) 279-2323 in N. Augusta.
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