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August 9, 2006 | Cyndia Zwahlen, Special to The Times
Sushi chef Jimmy Wu could carve a cucumber into a paper-thin scroll, but he knew his knife skills weren't enough to achieve his dream of owning a sushi restaurant. So he took the advice of a customer and contacted a former head of the California Restaurant Assn. The retired restaurant executive spent months teaching Wu the ins and outs of restaurant ownership and helping him scout locations.
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August 9, 2006 | Cyndia Zwahlen, Special to The Times
Sushi chef Jimmy Wu could carve a cucumber into a paper-thin scroll, but he knew his knife skills weren't enough to achieve his dream of owning a sushi restaurant. So he took the advice of a customer and contacted a former head of the California Restaurant Assn. The retired restaurant executive spent months teaching Wu the ins and outs of restaurant ownership and helping him scout locations.
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BUSINESS
May 12, 1998 | Patrice Apodaca, Times Staff Writer
Some local organizations are promoting the idea that it's good for the economy to hire military veterans or encourage them to start businesses. One such group is the Orange County Chapter of the Service Corps of Retired Executives, which has been training military personnel who are about to reenter the private sector. The organization has been holding workshops at El Toro Marine Corps Air Station, which is due to close next year.
BUSINESS
May 12, 1998 | Patrice Apodaca, Times Staff Writer
Some local organizations are promoting the idea that it's good for the economy to hire military veterans or encourage them to start businesses. One such group is the Orange County Chapter of the Service Corps of Retired Executives, which has been training military personnel who are about to reenter the private sector. The organization has been holding workshops at El Toro Marine Corps Air Station, which is due to close next year.
BUSINESS
April 6, 1990 | JANE APPLEGATE
Arnold Schott walked into the cramped offices of the E. J. Evans Co. in Venice, eyeing the stacks of Comfy-Back foam cushions piled high on every surface. "I asked Jack Evans, the owner, if he had a business plan," recalled Schott, a volunteer counselor for the Small Business Administration's Service Corps of Retired Executives. "He didn't know what that was." No wonder the seat cushion company was losing money every month.
BUSINESS
July 12, 1987
The Orange County office of the Service Corps of Retired Executives has moved to 901 W. Civic Center Drive, Suite 160, Santa Ana. The telephone number remains (714) 836-2709.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 3, 2000
* "Starting and Operating a New Business" will be sponsored by SCORE, the Service Corps of Retired Executives, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Oxnard College. The workshop is the first in a series. Cost is $35. Information is available at 658-0484.
BUSINESS
February 25, 1997
* Home Repair and Construction Trades Workshop Sponsor/Group: Service Corps of Retired Executives Where: SCORE, 330 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale Date: Today Time: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Admission: $20 Information/Reservations: (818) 552-3206 * Financing a Small Business: SBA and Other Options Sponsor/Group: Mt. San Antonio College Small Business Development Center Where: 375 S. Main St., No. 101, Pomona Date: Wednesday Time: 10 a.m.
BUSINESS
April 16, 1996
The Service Corps of Retired Executives has scheduled a seminar Thursday on cash flow management, and the Torrance Small Business Development Center will hold evening workshops today and next Tuesday on modern selling techniques. Prices are $15 and $10, respectively. Call SCORE at (818) 552-3206 and the Torrance center at (310) 787-6466 to register and for details on other classes.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 3, 2000 | BARBARA MURPHY
SCORE, the Service Corps of Retired Executives, is looking for volunteers to help new business owners and entrepreneurs get started. The Ventura chapter of the service organization covers Ventura, Simi Valley, Oxnard, Camarillo, Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura. The group meets the second Monday of the month at 9:30 a.m. For more information, visit SCORE's main office at 5700 Ralston St., Suite 310, in Ventura, or call 658-0484.
BUSINESS
April 6, 1990 | JANE APPLEGATE
Arnold Schott walked into the cramped offices of the E. J. Evans Co. in Venice, eyeing the stacks of Comfy-Back foam cushions piled high on every surface. "I asked Jack Evans, the owner, if he had a business plan," recalled Schott, a volunteer counselor for the Small Business Administration's Service Corps of Retired Executives. "He didn't know what that was." No wonder the seat cushion company was losing money every month.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 19, 2000 | Sharon Nagy, (949) 248-2168
Free business counseling, such as marketing strategies, business plans and advertising goals, is available to South Orange County residents from Service Corps of Retired Executives from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays at City Hall, 32400 Paseo Adelanto. The nonprofit organization serves the Long Beach area and all of Orange County. San Juan Capistrano has more than 320 home-based businesses. Information: (949) 443-6332.
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