Business Plan Template for a Startup Business

To increase your odds of a successful business startup, download this step-by-step business plan template you can use to plan for your new business. Read more


Startup Expenses

Nearly everyone who has ever started a business has underestimated the costs, and then faced the danger of running with inadequate capital reserves. The key to avoiding this... Read more

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Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: Module 1 - Startup Basics

If you’re thinking about starting your own business, this module will teach you the basics. You will learn whether business ownership is right for you. Read more

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SCORE Success Story: Khilo Sewing

April 27, 2021

SCORE offers translation services to build a bridge for clients with language barriers to reach their dream of owning their own business.


SCORE Client Spotlight: A Concrete Rose

March 27, 2021

Evita and Solise reached out to SCORE Lancaster-Lebanon for a mentor to advise them on. a business plan. for A Concrete Rose.


SCORE Mentor Spotlight: Ramon Estevez

March 25, 2021

SCORE mentor Ramon Estevez contributes financial expertise and bilingual skills to Chapter 16 while still pursuing an active full-time career.


SCORE Client Spotlight: The Main Street Peddler

February 26, 2021

Terri Lynn Givens launches her small business dreams during the COVID pandemic with the help of a SCORE mentor.


SCORE Mentor Spotlight: Naeem Malik

February 25, 2021

New SCORE mentor Naeem Malik, recently retired from Armstrong contributes to the mission of Chapter 16.


SCORE Mentor Spotlight: Jean Stephens

January 28, 2021

Jean Stephens made the commitment to improving the lives of others when she became a SCORE mentor.


SCORE Success Story: Liberty Employment Solutions

January 21, 2021

SCORE Client Valonda Banks is the definition of a true entrepreneur.


SCORE Mentor Spotlight: Laura Cooley

December 23, 2020

New SCORE Volunteer Mentor Laura Cooley brings an impressive skill set to the Chapter that will be of great benefit to our clients in the year ahead.


SCORE COVID-19 "Lemons to Lemonade" Story: HQ Water Solutions

November 29, 2020

SCORE Clients Stephen and Jordan Evangelista responded to the brutal impact of the global pandemic by reaching out to help promote other small businesses in their community.


SCORE Success Story: HQ Water Solutions

November 25, 2020

Stephen Evangelista, the founder of HQ Water Solutions, is a young entrepreneur with a dream of owning his own company and providing the hands-on customer service experiences he thought the local industry was lacking and that his customers deserved.


SCORE Volunteer Spotlight: Paul Trunk

October 25, 2020

Paul Trunk leads the Member Services Committee, which oversees volunteer recruitment, onboarding, engagement, and retention, to continue advancing the SCORE mission within Lancaster and Lebanon Counties.