The purpose of this organization is to strengthen the U.S. small business community through its experienced volunteer SCORE members, who provide high quality technical and managerial counseling, guidance to prospective and existing small business owners and nonprofit organizations on the handling of business problems. The SCORE program concentrates on the individual business owner or manager. SCORE members shall advise their clients to take a balanced approach to management and to enhance the potential for the success of their business through quality education and counseling on specific problems in areas such as; finance, personnel, marketing, production, merchandising, etc., and also to urge when desirable, that they seek sound advice and useful relationships with other professional business specialists and associates.
The SCORE Association (Service Corps of Retired Executives) is a nonprofit association dedicated to entrepreneur education, and the formation, growth and success of small businesses nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the
Small Business Administration (SBA). SCORE Association volunteers serve as "Counselors to America's Small Business." Working and retired executives and business owners donate their time and expertise as volunteer business counselors, and provide confidential counseling and mentoring free of charge.
The Town of Brookhaven SCORE Chapter meets every Friday from 10:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. in the Town of Brookhaven’s Division of Economic Development, located at, One Independence Hill, Farmingville, NY 11738. For more information, or if you would like to schedule an appointment with the SCORE Counselors, please contact, (631) 451-6563
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