SCORE is a uniquely American organization that synthesizes two historic national ideas; entrepreneur spirit and volunteerism. Since 1964, SCORE has provided expert volunteer mentoring to more than 11 million entrepreneurs and small business owners. SCORE is committed to helping any person succeed in their small business endeavor. SCORE is a resource partner of the US Small Business Association.

SCORE’s vision is to strengthen small business, local communities and America by supporting our nations proud heritage of entrepreneurs seeking opportunities and building success. SCORE’s mission is to grow successful small businesses across America, one business at a time. This same vision and mission hold true for the Pasco Hernando Chapter on a local level.

For the third year in a row, Pasco Hernando SCORE has received the Platinum Chapter Award during the Annual National Leadership Conference. The Platinum Chapter Award is awarded for outstanding leadership, commitment and exemplary services in maintaining chapter standards of operation. Last year Pasco Hernando SCORE held over 80 free small business seminars, conducted 375 new client sessions and 975 follow-up sessions with clients.

Free Small Business Seminars & Workshops

Pasco Hernando SCORE offers free and confidential business mentoring, workshops and seminars throughout the year at local libraries. Seminars focus on critical issues from planning to funding to Internet marketing and much more. All of our seminars are free to attend. To view the monthly calendar visit the chapter website:

Confidential and Individual Small Business Mentoring

Small business success comes from a combination of hard work and risk taking in the pursuit of your dreams. You don’t have to take those risk alone. SCORE can give the support and encouragement and tools you need to build and sustain your business. Whether you are starting or growing your business our workshops, seminars and roundtables offer an added way to learn from the expertise and experience of seasoned business mentors.

Pasco Hernando SCORE’s mentors, motivate and guide you along your chosen path and support effective decision making for your business. You can rely on SCORE’s in-depth business experience and connected network of relationships to support your needs and help your business thrive. As a SCORE client, you are not alone on your business journey. You will gain the confidence to go after your dreams and achieve peace of mind, knowing you are in good hands. With SCORE, it’s all about you and your business success! Visit the chapter website: to request a mentor.

Game Changing Tactics for Small Businesses

Join Pasco Hernando SCORE on Thursday, September 13, 2018 for a free one day fast track program designed to enhance and grow your business. The program will be held from 8:30 am-1:30 pm at the Residence Inn Marriott, 2101 Northpoint Parkway in Lutz, FL 33558. You’ll take away an action plan to optimize performance. The line-up includes: The Best Defense is a Good Offence. You’ll learn best practices to create an effective on-line and off-line marketing strategy to win prospects and customers. Keeping your Eye on the Money is a Winning Strategy. CEO’s will learn how to use financials to better manage and grow a business. Score a Touchdown Using YouTube. Promote yourself and your business by utilizing YouTube. Set your Goals and Objectives to Win. Success starts with defining your goals. SMART goal setting will be explained and how to use these goals to drive and grow your business.

This is a free program designed for existing small businesses. Continental breakfast provided. You must register by 9/7/18 at

You can make a difference in Your Community by Volunteering

As a Pasco Hernando SCORE volunteer, you will be an integral part of the nation’s largest network of volunteer mentors. Your knowledge and guidance strengthen the fabric of local communities by helping small businesses thrive. Put your business knowledge and skills to work by volunteering with SCORE. Some volunteers have worked as top executives at Fortune 500 companies. Some have been entrepreneurs and small business owners. Others have valuable experience in universities, government or the military. Whatever your skills and strengths, put them to work with Pasco Hernando SCORE. The chapter also provides tailored seminars, facilitates business round-table discussions, and speaks to civic groups. You can get involved in a variety of roles and make a difference by volunteering. Visit Join SCORE’s team of volunteers today!