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For Immediate Release
Ana Nitica


Chester County SCORE to Offer Mentoring Services in Coatesville

Starting on February 13, 2014


WEST CHESTER, Pa, February 4, 2014 - Chester County SCORE is proud to announce the expansion of its services with the opening of an eighth business mentoring location in Coatesville on February 13, 2014. Our newest facility at the Lincoln University satellite campus at 351 Kersey Street, Coatesville, PA was formerly the Gordon Middle School and will now serve the Coatesville area entrepreneurs every Thursday from 9:30 AM until noon; additional hours may be offered if needed.   

George Edwards, Co-Chairman and Steve Crumrine of Chester County SCORE met with Marion Bernard-Amos, Campus Director and Angela Grove, Program Assistant at Lincoln University - Coatesville to finalize the arrangements for the space and start date. Chester County SCORE has been provided with the spacious, well equipped Classroom #9 and counseling hours will be posted in the lobby of the building. A receptionist will be greeting all visitors and will direct SCORE clients to our well marked counseling site. 


The city of Coatesville is undertaking major revitalization efforts, which include the opening of the Lincoln University - Coatesville satellite campus. It is expected that Lincoln will play a crucial role in the economic progress of the region and this new partnership will be of great benefit to the business community of Coatesville, Lincoln university, and SCORE.  



About Lincoln University  


Lincoln University is "the first institution found anywhere in the world to provide a higher education in the arts and sciences for male youth of African descent."  With roots in the early 19th century when it was founded as the Ashmun Institute, the university was re-named in 1866 after president Abraham Lincoln, started admitting women in 1952, and became formally associated with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 1972.  Lincoln University is a premier education institution with international enrollment and many notable graduates both at home and worldwide.  More information can be found online at  The Lincoln University - Coatesville satellite campus was formally opened in August, 2013.    





SCORE is a nonprofit, national organization of volunteer entrepreneurs and business executives applying their life experiences and knowledge to mentor individuals planning to start a small business, or small business owners who seek assistance in solving business issues. The SCORE chapter serving Chester County has more than 65 experienced entrepreneurial counselors with expertise in almost every facet of business. Since 1964, Herndon, VA - based SCORE has assisted about ten million aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners. More than 13,000 volunteer business counselors in 364 chapters nationwide serve their communities through education and no-cost personal coaching sessions dedicated to the formation, growth and success of small businesses.


To schedule a personal session with a counselor or learn more about small business education programs, call Chester County SCORE at 610-344-6910 or visit us at