Get Free Expert Help to Start & Grow Your Small Business.

Our volunteers are experienced entrepreneurs, corporate managers, and executives with a diverse set of industries and specialties who volunteer their experience and knowledge to help small business professionals start, develop, and grow businesses. We offer free business advice, business training, and numerous templates tools.

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Interview with Tj Griffin

"Even the greatest was once a beginner. Don't be afraid to take that first step." - Muhammad Ali.

Lancaster-based entrepreneur Tj Griffin talks about the impact working with a SCORE mentor has had on his business endeavors. As the founder of multiple start-ups, including Creative Hope Studios, he knows firsthand how challenging it can be to get out of your comfort zone, to ask for help — or even know how to get started when you have an idea for a business. His advice? Make the call!

Check out the video to learn more about Tj's story.

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Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Month

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Entrepreneurs Heritage Month—a month dedicated to celebrating the culture, traditions, and history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the U.S. 

SCORE is committed to helping AAPI entrepreneurs achieve their business goals. To help aspiring Asian American and Pacific Islander small business owners achieve their goals, SCORE offers FREE mentoring, tools and resources in our hub for AAPI Entrepreneurs.

Visit SCORE for AAPI Entrepreneurs

Lifelong Learning Matters

Education is the key to success, that’s why SCORE Lancaster-Lebanon offers business owners a wealth of resources, including webinars and one-on-one mentoring, to continue learning as they build their businesses.

Free Business Mentoring

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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. Our mentors are available to participate in remote mentoring sessions via phone, email, and video.

Attend a Webinar

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Our Education Committee has a robust schedule of workshops & seminars to keep your small business updated and informed. We provide education on a variety of business topics, including marketing, finance, and accounting, management, and others. Live webinars, on-demand interactive courses, and recorded webinars are available online.

Business Resources

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Education is the Key to Success! If you're looking for free, local business templates, guides, blogs, or other helpful tools, SCORE is your destination. Browse our resource library to get the latest in small business strategies and trends. Use the information you find in the library to grow your business knowledge.

Upcoming Events

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Owners, Employees, and Contractors: How to Classify and Why It’s Essential

June 15, 2022, 12:00pm EDT

One of the most common pitfalls for small businesses is how they classify the people who work for them. But the distinction between an independent contractor, an exempt employee,...

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Grow with Google Webinar: Sell Online with E-Commerce Tools

June 22, 2022, 11:00am EDT

Learn how to sell your products online. We'll walk through listing your products for free with Google Business Profile and Merchant Center.

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Help your Community Thrive

Small businesses are essential to the economy, and many new founders and owners are looking for guidance, especially during these trying times.

SCORE Lancaster Lebanon Mentoring Statistics 2021

THE NEXT SUCCESS COULD BE YOURS!

In 2021, SCORE Lancaster-Lebanon mentors helped 948 clients, had 1,650 workshop attendees and had 3,696 mentoring hours. Get started on your business journey and find your mentor today! LEARN MORE >>

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SUPPORT LOCAL SMALL BUSINESSES!

Small businesses need help now more than ever. As small business communities recover, you can be a part of helping them return as prosperous and thriving establishments in your local community. Join SCORE Lancaster-Lebanon's volunteer force to be part of helping small businesses start, grow, and thrive. LEARN MORE >>

Entrepreneurs Succeed with SCORE Mentors

What is better than one very passionate, forward-thinking entrepreneur working to make a business highly successful? How about two very passionate, forward-thinking entrepreneurs working on your business ownership goals? That is what SCORE offers to all small business owners: mentors who work alongside entrepreneurs to realize their small business ownership dreams. See how our mentors have made a difference for other small business owners like you.

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SCORE Mentor Spotlight: Cyndi DeLong

Cyndi De Long earned a Bachelor of Science from Penn State in Business and Spanish with an MBA from the University of South Carolina.  She comes to SCORE Lancaster-Lebanon fluent... Read more

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SCORE Mentor Spotlight: Seymour Khalilov

Seymour Khalilov balances his day job as the Vice President of Performance, Strategy, and Regions at British Petroleum. He brings over fifteen years of experience to SCORE in... Read more

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SCORE Mentor Spotlight: Catherine Weaver

Meet new SCORE mentor Catherine Weaver. She is retired from a career in human resource management and leadership development. Read more

Rodgers Associates

The SCORE Lancaster Lebanon mission to foster vibrant small business communities would not be possible without the generous support of our Presenting Sponsor, Rogers & Associates.