AUBURN — SCORE Central Maine has been named Northeast Region 2023 Chapter of the Year, the highest annual recognition for SCORE chapters.

The Northeast region, one of eight regions covering the entire U.S. includes Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and New York.

SCORE Central Maine was recognized for its outstanding involvement, impact, and support to the local small businesses in Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Kennebec, Androscoggin, Oxford and Franklin counties.

SCORE Central Maine provided free and confidential business mentoring and business education to over 1,930 local entrepreneurs and small business owners in 2022.

SCORE Central Maine Chapter is comprised of 34 dedicated mentors and subject matter experts who volunteer to help small business owners start up or grow their business. SCORE Central Maine ranked in the top 20 chapters nationally for exceptional client engagement.

“This award was not only about the high level of services provided to its clients, it’s about the tremendous contribution the chapter has made in changing the lives in the underserved immigrant communities,” SCORE Central Maine Chapter Chairman Bill Webster said.

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