August is Black Business Month! On this edition, Denise Hill interviews Alverta Lopez, a volunteer mentor at SCORE. Small and minority businesses are a key aspect of our national economy. Supporting these businesses is an integral part our local economy here in the DC metropolitan area. SCORE is an organization that provides support to small businesses.
SCORE is America’s premier source of free and confidential business advice for entrepreneurs and small businesses, is a nonprofit association dedicated to entrepreneur education and the formation, growth and success of small business nationwide.
The Washington, D.C. Chapter of SCORE, with over sixty members, both retired and working, has significant experience in the ownership, operation and/or management of both small and large businesses in many fields. Members offer free counseling and mentoring to those who wish to start or build existing businesses in the District of Columbia, Montgomery and Prince Georges Counties in Maryland, and in Northern Virginia. We operate with a main office in DC and 12 branch offices in the Maryland and Northern Virginia suburbs.
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