It is “official,” SCORE San Luis Obispo has come to Santa Maria.

During the past 30 years SCORE San Luis Obispo has assisted in the successful start up and growth of hundreds of businesses and they just recently celebrated their arrival in Santa Maria with a Chamber Ribbon Cutting event held at MIYB, 429 East Main Street, Santa Maria where they provide counseling, mentoring and business training.

SCORE San Luis Obispo is excited to be expanding services into Santa Maria. SCORE is a nonprofit organizationcommitted to the development and growth of successful small businesses. Their volunteers are working and retired executives and business owners with expertise in all aspects of starting, running or growing a business. They are committed to helping small business owners succeed and believe that every person should have the support they need to thrive.

SCORE San Luis Obispo will be offering lots of no cost workshops and face-to-face counseling right here in Santa Maria. If you or anyone you know is interested in attending a workshop or getting personalized help for your business, they can be reached at 805 547-0779 or by email at
To learn more about SCORE San Luis Obispo and how they can help your small business, please go to their website

Lorna Whiteaker

Chapter 597, Chair
805 901-3375