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Black Rock Bouldering Gym

Because Dodge had never started a business before, he sought out SCORE and received mentoring from Kirk Hawkinson. Read more

Chris Dodge
Owner/Founder, Black Rock Bouldering Gym
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Aztech Sciences Incorporated

Persad and Higuera worked with SCORE mentor Geoffrey Clain. Read more

Alvin K. Persad and Alphonso Higuera
Aztech Sciences Incorporated
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Behavior Analysts Become Biz Owners to Help Kids with Disabilities

Brit Harger and Adrianne Smith
Co-Founders, Creative Behavior Solutions, LLC
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Ms. Tasha's Transit Service

After attending a SCORE workshop, Drake knew she needed one-on-one help planning her business. Read more

Latasha Drake
Owner, Ms. Tasha's Transit Service
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The Makers Market and Workshops

Having no previous business experience, we did not know where to start. We started with researching, and were directed toward SCORE for mentorship. Read more

Jennifer Bade and Jennifer Gunter
Co-Owners, The Makers Market and Workshops
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Thompson Real Estate Group

“I had one mentor five years ago when the idea was just a glimmer in my eye,” Viola recalls. Read more

Tracy Viola
Owner, Thompson Real Estate Group
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Beacon Grace

Willard turned to SCORE for help writing a business plan and preparing to apply for a loan. Read more

Becky Willard
Founder, Beacon Grace
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The Voice Lab

“I sought help from SCORE because I saw it as an opportunity to learn from someone for whom my daily struggles were easy to organize and maneuver,” Hearns says. Read more

Liz Jackson Hearns
Owner and Vocal Instructor , The Voice Lab
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Yeast - Everything Homebrew

Kinslow had experience with business development, planning and proposal writing in his previous career, so he knew the value of a solid business plan. Read more

Peter Kinslow
Owner, Yeast - Everything Homebrew
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True North Veterinary Hospital

Mentor Dick Ficke started working with Battenfelder to develop a business plan in 2012. Read more

Dr. Kate Battenfelder
Owner , True North Veterinary Hospital

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