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Scenties

Dahn worked with SCORE mentor Gene Murtha, who helped her develop and refine her product. Murtha also helped Dahn make important business connections. Read more

Kara Dahn
Scenties
S&R Sharpening
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S&R Sharpening

Having never started a business before, the Clarks turned to SCORE for help as they prepared to launch. Read more

Scott and Ruth Clark
S&R Sharpening
Pura Vida Coffee, LLC
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Pura Vida Coffee, LLC

The Yaegers worked with SCORE mentor Robert Jones on financial forecasting and marketing strategy. Jones also guided them through the HUB City Business competition. Read more

Glen and Margie Yaeger
Pura Vida Coffee, LLC
Leverage Unlimited
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Leverage Unlimited

Jerry Gitchel
Leverage Unlimited
Chamos Language Academy, LLC (d/b/a ChamosLA)
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Chamos Language Academy, LLC

Guerrero-Pinate and Guerrero attended a host of SCORE workshops as they prepared to launch their business. Read more

Vanessa Guerrero-Pinate, Lorena Guerrero
Chamos Language Academy, LLC
CareWorks Health Services
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CareWorks Health Services

When Dang came to SCORE, she was struggling with isolation, stress, and burnout. Read more

Anh T Dang Mankiewicz
CareWorks Health Services
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All Places Traveled, LLC

Berger says that meeting with SCORE mentors Bernie Roseman and Steve Lember gave her the confidence to know that she was meeting her goals and objectives. Read more

Carol Berger
All Places Traveled, LLC
AV Specialists Inc.
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AV Specialists, Inc.

Dixon strategized with SCORE mentors Keith Knowles and Mats Bengston about how to keep and grow his business. Read more

Gregg Dixon
AV Specialists, Inc.
Wash Land
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Wash Land

Markeson calls SCORE mentor Peter Ryerson his “life coach.” He says, “I can sometimes get wrapped up in my day-to-day and he will call me and check to see where I am on ‘number thr Read more

Chris Markeson
Wash Land
WellMom
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WellMom

Bhutta states that one of the best parts of SCORE is the ability to bounce ideas off her mentor, Ed Coleman. Read more

Chris Bhutta
WellMom
 Strongman Services, LLC
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Strongman Services, LLC

“Get a SCORE mentor right away!” says Littrell. She worked with SCORE to develop effective interviewing techniques with potential employees. Read more

Gisele Littrell
Strongman Services, LLC

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