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SCORE honors Hanna

By Journal Staff


UTICA — SCORE has honored U.S. Rep. Richard Hanna (R- Barneveld) with the 2012 SCORE Congressional Champion award. The annual award recognizes outstanding advocacy and action within Congress and beyond on behalf of small businesses and their owners.

SCORE presented the award to Hanna today at his Utica office.

SCORE selected Hanna for the award based on his advocacy on behalf of SCORE, going on record in support of the organization and the work it does through its network of more than 13,000 volunteer business experts.

“In Congress, Rep. Hanna is a champion for policy that encourages innovators and entrepreneurs to follow their dreams and to create jobs,” SCORE CEO Ken Yancy said in a release. “He has donated his time, leadership, and personal resources to numerous civic, charitable, religious, and philanthropic causes to compassionately address the needs of society.”

Headquartered in Herndon, Va., SCORE ( helps more than 375,000 new and growing businesses each year through small business mentoring and workshops through its 364 chapters.

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