October 21, 2014

For Immediate Release

Source:  SCORE Chapter 308

               Fort Pierce FL


Treasure Coast SCORE Announces Record Results!

The Treasure Coast Chapter of SCORE is pleased to announce we have attained a new level of service in our most recent Fiscal Year Ended September 30, 2014.

Dreamers, entrepreneurs, start-ups & existing businesses regularly utilize SCORE nationally since 1964 and locally since 1973 as a sounding board for information and advice.  Treasure Coast SCORE provided 3,019 total services as follows:

  • Face-to-face counseling sessions – 1,248.
  • Cyber (Internet) counseling sessions - 615More than xxx web-based counseling sessions.
  • 85 workshops held locally with 1,156 attendees at 85 workshops held.

Fifteen years ago our total services were 382 and over the last 15 years we have experienced a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) in excess of 16%!

Our 23 local SCORE counselors have direct experience in business start-ups, manufacturing, high technology, insurance, public relations, retail operations, textiles, pharmaceuticals, legal, banking, finance, tax, distribution, information technology, materials, engineering, sales & marketing, customer service, commercial leasing, electrical contracting, health & nutrition, human resources, specialty retailing, hospitality, acquisitions, turnarounds, divestitures, business valuations, public relations, turnarounds, promotional products, environmental and non-profits.

SCORE also offers free & low cost workshops in such areas as:  How to Start a Small Business, Cash Management, Financial Recordkeeping, Marketing, Florida Sales Tax, All About Non-Profits, Commercial Insurance, Business Law, Commercial Credit, Business Planning, Corporate & LLC Reporting & Recordkeeping, & Personal Credit/Identity Theft.

SCORE Chapter 308, has its main office in Ft. Pierce and branch locations in Hobe Sound, Jensen Beach, Palm City, Port St. Lucie, Stuart, Vero Beach and effective November 18 we will be adding Sebastian to our list of counseling locations.

SCORE provides no-cost, confidential business counseling with expertise in a wealth of business and business-related areas.  SCORE Chapter 308 is a resource partner with the Small Business Administration Florida Small Business Development Center and covers Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, Glades and Okeechobee Counties on the Treasure Coast.

Please phone our office at 772-489-0548 to make an appointment to discuss your business opportunity with an experienced volunteer SCORE counselor and when we are away you will be forwarded to our answering service.

Our website www.treasurecoast.score.org can also be used to make an appointment at any of our seven (7) locations for face-to-face counseling and also to register for any of our workshops.

Treasure Coast SCORE 308 – Professional Center, Suite 2, 3220 South US 1, Fort Pierce FL 34982

Tel 772-489-0548 Fax 772-489-9548 Email:  score308@bellsouth.net Web Site www.treasurecoast.score.org

SCORE is a Resource Partner of the US Small Business Administration