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Deddle's Donuts

Robin worked with several SCORE mentors, stating that all of them helped with different aspects of starting and growing her business. She described Thomas Shipley as her "school... Read more

Robin Holmes
Owner, Deddle's Donuts
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Versacchi Studios and Sherri Reneé & Co.

Sherri turned to SCORE for advice on the ins and outs of building her new business and help with internet marketing, advertising, and branding. SCORE Mentor and experienced... Read more

Sherri Reneé Romm
Owner , Versacchi Studios and others
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Workout Mamas Path to Success

CC contacted SCORE to review her business plan and give advice about owning her own business. According to CC, SCORE co-mentors Tina Owens and Norman Bickman provided "the kind of... Read more

CC. Forgione
Owner, Workout Mamas
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VoMaSmart

Burns teamed up with mentor Harold Rappaport, who advised her in creating a business plan, marketing plan, and even formulating the best business model for VoMaSmart.  "When we... Read more

Jeani Burns
VoMaSmart
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Advanced Behavior Treatment

SCORE has opened our eyes to the benefits of going into a partnership and educated us on reasons many partnerships succeed or fail. They also helped us identify areas of strength... Read more

Rich Neal/Tariq Farr
CEO/President, Advanced Behavior Treatment
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Back From Extinction After 40 years!

I attended all the SCORE workshops in 1993 when I invented the Sandbagger. They were very helpful with getting a small women-owned business loan. My current mentor has been... Read more

Stacey Kohler
CEO & Founder, Kiddy Crawler LLC
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Converting One's Passion into a Full Time Job!

I have used multiple SCORE eGuides and articles to help gain a better understanding of what is needed to have a healthy Profit & Loss Statement, as well as establish a clear... Read more

Patricia Burmicky
Founder, PhotoUno Photography School and Patricia Burmicky Photography
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Ursula's About Phace Rittenhouse Studio

SCORE has helped me in the most profound way by introducing me to my mentor Mr. Mark Maguire. SCORE also helps me with information and resources to better understand my business... Read more

Ursula Augustine
Owner/Makeup Artist, Ursula's About Phace Rittenhouse Studio
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Elwood Restaurant

My SCORE mentor, Carol Heiberger, asked me hard questions, provided feedback based on her business knowledge and experience, and offered moral support. She helped by being a... Read more

Adam Diltz
Chef/Owner, Elwood Restaurant
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Occupational Services Grows With the Help of SCORE

Our mentor has been there since day one. Answering any and all questions that needed attention. Having a wealth of knowledge a call or click away has provided me with knowledge... Read more

Shelby Edward Meyer
President , Superior Screening Services, Inc.
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Beating Cancer Inspires SCORE Client to Help Others

SCORE mentor Mrs. Jeanine Banks (Boca Chapter) has been an inspiration in assisting me with structuring the foundation. She has provided so many resources to help take the... Read more

Tenecia L. Sproull
President, The Pink Queen Foundation
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When Seconds Matter

My mentor's ideas have led me down paths I would have never thought of. She has truly helped build this business into what it is today. Read more

Shawna Bobst
RN instructor , HEART Mobile CPR

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