The 29th annual SCORE Small Business Awards will be held Oct. 26 at Family Table Collaborative (former Riverway Lobster House) in South Yarmouth to recognize the outstanding businesses of 2022.
SCORE will honor their Small Business of the Year (Beacon Financial Planning, Hyannis), Non-Profit of the Year (Martha’s Vineyard Center for Education and Training) and Small Business Champion (Cape & Plymouth Business Media, Hyannis), while the Cape and Islands Chambers of Commerce will each recognize their town’s best with the Business Excellence Award.
This year, SCORE will be featuring a panel who will address the issues facing small business on the Cape & Islands. Panelists will be: Tim Kelleher, Cape Cod 5; Tammy Glivinski, Glivinski Associates; Kathy DeMeyer, Encore Construction and Beth Marcus, Cape Cod Beer. The panel discussion will be moderated by Susan Chandler, incoming Chapter Chair.
Beacon Financial Planning is an all-female, cutting-edge financial planning firm making waves in a historically male-dominated industry. They take great joy in helping their clients prepare for and thrive in retirement by making sure they don’t outlive their assets. Compassion, collaboration, trust and integrity are at the core of Beacon’s business model with a focus on exceptional client service
Martha’s Vineyard Center for Education and Training (previously ACE-MV) is the only Island organization providing education and learning opportunities to post-secondary education individuals on MV. The areas offered include: Business & Technology, Trades, Healthcare, Education, Arts & Entertainment and Hi-Set prep.
Cape and Plymouth Business Media is the only monthly business publication serving Cape Cod, the Islands, Plymouth County and the South Shore in Massachusetts. They support the nonprofit community by publishing the Giving Guide and are event producers of Enterprising Women, 40 under 40, Best Places to Work and the Marketing Summit.
Cape Cod Five is the presenting sponsor.
SCORE, a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration, is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. The Cape Cod & the Islands chapter was founded in 1970 and is staffed by volunteer counselors.
The cost is $35 per person. A registration link will be posted soon on www.capecod.score.org