FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: THURSDAY, DEC. 31, 2020
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – SCORE-Staten Island has relocated its headquarters, effective Jan. 1, 2021, to 1855 Victory Boulevard in the Salmon Real Estate Building, Castleton Corners.
The Island organization is Chapter 476 of the nonprofit association SCORE, the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals. SCORE-Staten Island was previously based at 950 West Fingerboard Road, Grasmere, former home of the Staten Island Advance.
“We’re looking forward to providing valuable guidance to Staten Island’s small-business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs from our new office,” said John J. Amodio, chairman of SCORE-Staten Island. “We’re pleased to return to the Salmon Real Estate Building, where we had been based some years earlier.”
Until the COVID-19 crisis subsides, meetings between SCORE-Staten Island business mentors and clients will remain virtual as a means of ensuring the safety of all concerned, Amodio said.
“SCORE-Staten Island will continue to provide free guidance to local small-business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs via community Zoom workshops/webinars and personalized mentoring by phone, email and one-on-one cyber meetings,” Amodio said. “We encourage you to visit our website, https://statenisland.score.org, for updates and information regarding upcoming online events, and reach out to us by email (info@SCORESI.org) or phone (718-727-1221) to schedule an appointment with a business mentor.”
SCORE-Staten Island is dedicated to fostering a vibrant small-business community primarily in Richmond County by providing cost-free education and confidential mentoring to both aspiring and established entrepreneurs.A resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration, SCORE is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the SBA. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA. Visit SCORE-Staten Island on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/SCOREStatenIsland) and LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/score-mentors-staten-island).
Media Contact: Barton Horowitz