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Decatur SCORE Chapter #296 provides free and confidential business mentoring tailored to meet the needs of your small business. Whether you are just starting a business or expanding an established business, SCORE mentors are here to help you succeed.

We will take your information and match you up with a SCORE mentor who will best suit your needs. The assigned mentor will personally contact you to schedule an appointment. This process will take up to 5-7 business days.

Do you dream about owning your own business? Presented by SCORE and Millikin University's Center for Entrepreneurship, First Step FastTrac is a 12-week course on business ownership that can help you realize that dream. First Step FastTrac is designed for Start-up and New Businesses. It is an educational program created by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs. You will work with certified instructors and people with business experience.

The course helps you develop:
A network of business start up and growth resources
A completed feasibility plan
Ways to turn your business idea into a profitable business
Market research, competitor analysis, product versus service distinction
Cash flow statement, profitability formulas
Confidence in a plan to go now or go later into your business

First Step FastTrac classes will begin on Thursday February 12, 2015 and continue through April 30, 2015. The classes will be Thursday evenings from 5:30-9:00 pm in Scovill 109. The informational meeting will be on Thursday, January 29, 2015 from 6:00-7:00 pm in Scovill 109. Cost is $275 ($60.00 to reserve your seat) per person, which includes materials, speakers, business coaches, and a lite dinner. Check, Visa, and MasterCard are accepted. If you would like to get on our contact list for the Spring class, please call Bethany Wetherholt at 217-424-6296 or email,

Millikin University
Center for  Entrepreneurship
1184 W. Main St, Decatur, IL 62522
(217) 424-6296
(217) 424-3523 (fax) 
Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Millikin University - Decatur, IL