SW Illinois SCORE

The SW Illinois Chapter of SCORE is located in Benjamin Hall of Lewis & Clark Community College, one mile north of its main campus on U.S. Route 67 in Godfrey, IL.


SCORE's mentors, comprised of active and retired business men and women, provide clients with free and confidential business counseling. Counseling can be conducted at the client's place of business, at our chapter headquarters, by telephone or via email. Click here to request counseling.

SCORE mentors and representatives from the local business community conduct a variety of regularly scheduled, low-cost educational workshops that provide valuable information and techniques necessary for establishing and managing a successful business.

Upcoming Events - Lunch and Learn Business Series - Free, open to the public, and no registration is required.  Local attorneys will address various legal topics related to small business in three different sessions from noon to 1:00 p.m. on July 16th, August 17th and September 14th.  Bring your lunch.  Click here for locations and other details.

QuickBooks Lunch and Learn Seminar - Free, open to the public, and no registration is required.  A local CPA will provide an overview of the popular accounting software and how it meets the needs of small business.  The event will be held at noon on Tuesday, September 22nd.  Bring your lunch. Click here for the location and for additional details.

Click here for additional information about recent and upcoming local workshops, seminars and other events.

With access to a wide variety of documents, templates and tools to assist you in starting or growing your business, the information provided here covers a wide range of subjects including initial business planning, capital sources, government agencies, and much more.  Click here for direct access to SCORE's webpage with extensive online resources related to specific areas of a small business.

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