Willamette SCORE Chapter #416
As the Southwestern Oregon chapter of the national SCORE organization, the Willamette Chapter uses the business knowledge and experience of its approximately 40 members to assist the owners and managers of small businesses. Its members offer free, confidential business counseling to help businesses solve problems, prosper and grow. Willamette SCORE's principal office is in the Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce at 1401 Willamette Street, Eugene OR, 97401 and it has a branch office in the Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center at 410 Southeast Spruce Street, Roseburg OR 97470.
SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and has been mentoring small business owners for more than forty-five years. Founded in 1964, SCORE is headquartered in Herndon, VA and has 364 chapters throughout the United States and its territories, with over 13,000 volunteers nationwide.
SCORE also provides local workshops and events throughout the country to connect small business owners with the people and information they need to start, grow, and maintain their businesses, as well as online workshops available 24/7. SCORE and the Willamette Chapter provide resources, templates and tools to assist entrepreneurs as they navigate their way to small business success.
The Willamette Chapter provides business education opportunities through its quarterly full day Business Success Seminar, through its monthly talks co-sponsored with the Small Business Development Center of Lane Community College and the Eugene Public Library, and through other events throughout the service area.