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Savannah SCORE Offering Our Free Business Mentoring Services by Video and Phone During Coronavirus Emergency

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In 2020, Savannah SCORE Helped 842 Business Clients

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Free Mentoring

SCORE's mentors, comprised of active and retired business men and women, provide clients with free and confidential business counseling. For safety purposes, during the pandemic counseling is primarily conducted via video, phone or email. 

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Local Workshops

SCORE mentors and representatives from the local business community conduct a variety of regularly scheduled, free, live, online workshops that provide valuable information and techniques necessary for establishing and managing a successful business.

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Free Resources

With access to a wide variety of documents, templates and tools to assist you in starting or growing your business, the information provided here covers a wide range of subjects including initial business planning, capital sources, government agencies, and much more.

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Michael Siegel - Savannah President

These are stressful and uncertain times for small businesses everywhere.You can still meet with an expert SCORE business mentor/coach  "face-to-face" using Video or Zoom or by phone.  To schedule an appointment with a Savannah SCORE Mentor call our office at 912- 652-4335.

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Savannah SCORE Named Diamond Level Chapter in 2020


(SAVANNAH, GA) The Savannah Chapter of SCORE has been named a 2020 National Diamond Chapter, a status earned by fewer than 10% of SCORE’s 240 nationwide chapters. This special honor was awarded in recognition of the Chapter achieving Platinum Level status for its accomplishments, contributions to the community, and operational excellence for the last five consecutive years.  

“We are honored and proud to receive this prestigious recognition,” Savannah SCORE Chapter Chair Michael Siegel said. “Our team of 40 expert Savannah SCORE business mentors has done a fantastic job helping small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs succeed despite the significant challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.”

In FY2020, Savannah SCORE worked with 842 clients, conducted 1,532 free mentoring sessions, presented 63 free live virtual workshops via Zoom, and achieved a Client Satisfaction Rating of 91.4, one of the highest in the nation. Savannah was also named SCORE’s 2019 “Mid-Market Chapter of the Year” and won the 2018 award for “Outstanding Client Education Program.” This past year, the Chapter helped establish 131 new local businesses and create 366 new non-owner jobs.To schedule a free mentoring session with one of Savannah SCORE’s expert business mentors, go to https://savannah.score.org/content/find-mentor-305. And if you would like to become a SCORE Volunteer, go to https://savannah.score.org/volunteer-

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Featured mentors

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Client Success Stories

Faith Equestrian Therapeutic Center

FETC is now celebrating 11 years of serving our community. We now have an annual budget of over $200,000 and serve 150 children. The success of our business is directly associated... Read more

Jill Johns International

While this wasn’t Johns’ first venture as a solopreneur, she wanted to make sure her business plan and vision were solid. She sought honest, critical input to ensure her business... Read more

Foxy Loxy

Since I did not need financing and was determined to open this business, Ken Zapp, my Score mentor, did not require that we develop a full business plan.  Instead, we developed a... Read more