Ask the Experts


While age and wisdom aren’t necessarily linked, wisdom does come from spending a good part of your life building a successful business.  For business owners and entrepreneurs alike, having access to this kind of wisdom is worth plenty.  The good news is, you’ll be able to access it for free.

Eugene is fortunate to have its own SCORE chapter with a wealth of knowledgeable community volunteers: from banking, to engineering, to retail, to technology, business management and financial management; these are experienced people willing to share that experience.

Never heard of SCORE? SCORE, “mentors to America’s small business”, is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small business start, grow and succeed nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).  SCORE is headquartered in Herndon, VA and Washington, DC and has 364 chapters throughout the United States and its territories, with over 13,000 volunteers nationwide. Both working and retired executives and business owners donate time and expertise as business mentors. SCORE was founded in 1964.

You can experience a little of what SCORE has to offer, for FREE:

Small Business Clinic: Ask the Experts
Free, confidential, drop-in advice & mentoring by SCORE counselors
Thursday, May 12, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Eugene Public Library, Downtown

Eugene Public Library Exterior - photo credit Robertson|Sherwood|Architects

Running a small business? Or thinking of starting one? Get free one-on-one advice and mentoring at the Small Business Clinic on Thursday, May 12, at the Downtown Eugene Public Library. Drop in between 5:00 and 6:30 p.m. for an individual, confidential session with a SCORE counselor to address the issues most important to your business right now.

For more information, contact Eugene Public Library: 541-682-5450 or

Sponsored by Eugene Public Library, Friends of the Library, and Eugene Public Library Foundation.

Eugene Public Library

Kelly Asay is an entrepreneur, software developer and performing musician. As the publisher of Eugene Daily News, Asay is continually searching, finding and promoting the best unknown journalists, photographers and inspirational people from all over Lane County.

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