Our local SCORE East Central Iowa chapter office was created in 1966 by a small group of local business leaders. In the ensuing 50 years it has grown from a group helping 5-10 businesses a year to nearly 350 per year.  Additionally, this office is delivering business educational workshops to over 1,000 people a year while helping to start an estimated 50 businesses a year in our local area.  It is one of the most active chapters in the nation and has consistently offered extremely high quality mentoring services.  Now serving the following counties in Eastern Iowa:  Benton, Bremer, Black Hawk, Buchanan, Cedar, Chickasaw, Henry, Iowa, Keokuk, Jones, Johnson, Linn.