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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) Business Resources and SCORE Operations Update

Small business is a vital part of the U.S. economy. With the recent news and concerns of COVID-19, SCORE is sharing the latest business guidance, assistance, and resources.

In-Person Events Are Suspended, But Online Support Is Available

The health of small business owners, their employees, and the SCORE Lancaster-Lebanon network of volunteers remain our top priority. In the wake of recent developments relating to COVID-19, SCORE is temporarily suspending in-person events until further notice. However, continued support is fully available through several online opportunities outlined below.

Local Chapter Workshops & Events:

All in-person workshops and events are postponed. Please continue to visit our website for updates as events are rescheduled.

Mentoring: 

While our office at 313 West Liberty Street and our satellite mentoring location at the Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce is closed for in-person mentoring, mentors are still available to help.  Mentoring sessions can be held via phone, email, video and chat services. If you already have a mentor, contact them to set-up a remote mentoring session. If you don’t yet have a SCORE mentor, you can request a SCORE mentor.

SBA Guidance & Assistance for Small Businesses

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has posted information regarding loan programs and guidance for businesses:

Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

CDC Guidance & Prevention Protocols for Businesses

The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) has issued COVID-19 guidance for businesses and is updating them as new developments occur.

Please refer to the following links for the most up-to-date information about COVID-19:

For additional business guidance, please refer to this recent article by SCORE National Acting CEO Bridget WatsonHow Businesses Can Prepare for Coronavirus.

SCORE Lancaster-Lebanon is committed to providing you the best service we can during this time. We will update you when in-person SCORE events resume, and when new resources and guidance become available.

 

Each year SCORE Lancaster – Lebanon hosts the Small Business Awards Luncheon to celebrate the accomplishments for five small business and nonprofit leaders. Over 300 community leaders gather to hear the inspiring stories of our award recipients. Our 2020 winners are: Drumore Estate, FEAR KNOT Martial Arts for Kidz, Liberation Tiny Homes, SARCC, and Tiny Town. Due to the national emergency surrounding COVID-19, the SCORE SBAL 2020 Awards scheduled for Thursday, April 30, at The Ware Center have been postponed. Stay tuned here for updates on a new date.

Free Mentoring

Whether you’re just starting out, in business, or ready to sell or retire, you can get FREE, confidential, business advice from expert advisors committed to helping you succeed. Meet face-to-face in one of our mentoring locations or connect with one of our online mentors.

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Workshops & Events

Register today for our no- or low-cost business training. We provide education on a variety of business topics including marketing, finance and accounting, management, and more. Get instruction from a local expert and connect with other business owners in the community.

Workshop & Events

Volunteer

Make a difference in your community. Every year, our volunteers help thousands of entrepreneurs live their dreams of successfully starting or growing a small business. Give back to our community and be a part of that dream.

Become a Mentor

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SCORE Lancaster-Lebanon Roundtables and Lunch & Learns

Learn more about Score Lancaster-Lebanon Roundtables and how you can benefit from these FREE sessions. Read more

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Whether launching a new business or tackling issues in an existing one, SCORE of Lancaster-Lebanon has over 60 volunteer mentors to provide expert advice and feedback through our free, confidential, face-to-face mentoring program and workshops.

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