Welcome small business owners or those thinking about starting your own business

Saturday counseling available at Palm Center

Getting Down to Business
Small business development program
Application deadline:April 25
New sessions of this nationally recognized free, seven-month program begin May 19

SBA Small Business Awards Event
Thursday; May 12
Honoring the best entrepreneurs
Workshops/Expo/Luncheon and MORE!!!!
Bill Balleza as the Master of Ceremony

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Cesar Maldonado, Chancellor, HCC

Two interesting workshops:
1) 60 Ways to Grow Your eMail List by Celina Enamorado, and
2) Crowdfunding - An Alternative Source of money for startup and growth by Nick Tarte
Click here to see last year's winners.

SCORE clients win the first and the second prizes in HCC/New Spring Business Plan Competition; third client wins Honorable Mention.  Read more

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Founded in 1964, SCORE (Service Corps Of Retired Executives) is a valuable network of 11,000 volunteers who, through 360 chapters nationwide, offer small business entrepreneurs practical business counseling advice at no charge for the Life of Your Business (from conception to profitable growth).

Make us your first choice for business advice. Our mentors are industry professionals with a broad skills set.  We offer practical advice. We are focused only on your success and all our mentoring is confidential and FREE.

Our mission is to help you succeed. Our mantra is:

We educate

 We counsel

We mentor

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SCORE en una organización de voluntarios que ofrece consulta gratuita a dueños de negocios pequeños; aprenda más sobre esta gran organización escuchando esta entrevista en español con Renzo Heredia de la estación de radio KLTN 102.9 FM; haga clic aquí: