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Volunteer with SCORE SCORE Mentors Your Expertise Your Skills Your Passion Offer Their Experience Expertise Put your real world expertise to work to help small businesses succeed support community economic development and gain a tremendous sense of personal satisfaction Manasota SCORE Volunteers have served Sarasota Manatee Counties for over 50 years 80 current members provide free confidential mentoring and educational Our expertise covers services to clients at all points a of broad the range of business business life cycle General Business Management expertise covers a broad and Strategic Planning Our range of industries and Retail Sales and Marketing functions Financing and Accounting General Business Management andProduct Development Strategic Planning and Innovation Retail Sales and Marketing Human Resources Insurance Financing and Accounting IT eCommerce Social Media Product SEO Development and Innovation Construction Healthcare Human Resources Legal Hospitality Franchising Insurance and Quality Government Contracting Manufacturing and Succession Technology IT E Commerce and Planning Social Media SEO Buy Sell orHealthcare Exit a Business Construction Hospitality Franchising Government Contracting and Experience Matters Manufacturing Our mentors give back by sharing their career experiences as owners operators of profitable small to medium Experience Matters sized businesses One third of our Our mentors give back by sharing their mentors own or operate a business career experiences as owners operators of profitable small to medium sized businesses Volunteer service opportunities include Mentor startups and existing businesses Lead local workshops and Success Strategies for Business Owners Meetup events Provide online coaching Lead strategic business initiatives Chapter leadership subject matter expert SME and operations support We give you the tools you need To become a volunteer visit www Manasota SCORE org and click Volunteer to fill out an application Manasota SCORE Sponsors and Community Partners include U S Small Business Administration BankUnited Fifth Third Bank Manatee Community Federal Credit Union Wells Fargo Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce Manatee Chamber of Commerce Venice Area Chamber of Commerce Robert L Taylor Community Complex Manatee County Government Sarasota County Government Community Foundation of Sarasota Gulfcoast Community Foundation Florida Department of Revenue Manatee Technical College State College of Florida University of South Florida Goodwill Industries Paychex Community Entrepreneur Opportunity Let SCORE Help You for the Life of Your Business BUILD GROW THRIVE FREE and Confidential Business Mentoring Local Workshops Online Expert Resources 941 955 1029 scorech116 verizon net www Manasota SCORE org 2801 Fruitville Road Suite 280 Sarasota FL 34237

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