San Jose, CA (PRWEB) October 05, 2014
District 912 of SCORE honored Silicon Valley SCORE with the SCORE Chapter of the Year Award for outstanding performance in 2014. The award recognizes Silicon Valley SCORE for the significant increase in business counseling services in Santa Clara County.
Silicon Valley SCORE has been a part of the local small business community for over 35 years. In 2014, the chapter’s volunteers provided free face-to-face mentoring and low-cost workshops for over 1500 aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners.
“We are honored to receive recognition from District 912 of SCORE,” says Mel Weisblatt, SCORE Chapter Chair. “Our over 50 volunteers have a passion for business. They are committed to the success of Silicon Valley's small businesses.
Since 1964, SCORE has helped more than 10 million aspiring entrepreneurs. Each year, SCORE provides small business mentoring and workshops to more than 375,000 new and growing small businesses. More than 11,000 business experts volunteer as mentors in 320 chapters serving local communities with entrepreneur education to help grow 1 million small businesses.
For more information about starting or operating a small business, call 1-408 453 6237 for the SCORE chapter nearest you or visit http://www.svscore.org.