Seventh & George Wins Next Step Grant from Susquehanna SCORE
Susquehanna SCORE has announced Seventh & George as the winner of its $2,000 Next Step grant. The award was presented to Mary Ellen Martin, founder of Seventh & George, at the Susquehanna SCORE chapter members meeting on Monday, January 9 at HACC-York.
Seventh & George is a kitchen, store and community committed to locally-sourced ingredients. It will use the grant to purchase a merchandising freezer for its North York store. The Next Step grant was funded by The Chamber Foundation and block Business Solutions, a stratix systems company.
Thirteen eligible York County businesses submitted proposals. Susquehanna SCORE administered the grant process. A panel of eight judges reviewed and scored the proposals. The panel of judges reflected successful small businesses, banking, academia; and manufacturing, economic and career development.
(l-r) Allison Korn-Sherman and Mary Ellen Martin of Seventh & George; Todd Bush, Merrill Lynch, representing The Chamber Foundation; John Schriver, president, Block Business Solutions, a stratix systems company; and Mike Bingham, chapter president, Susquehanna SCORE.