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Professional Dog Mom

An early customer referred Benge to SCORE just as she was launching, and Benge has been attending workshops and meeting with mentors ever since. Initially, Benge sought mentoring t Read more

Tonda Benge
Professional Dog Mom
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Wolf Hollow Brewing Company

The SCORE team continues to meet regularly with us and provides an experienced sounding board for our ideas and strategy moves as a start-up and now, young company. Read more

Peter Bednarek
Co-Owner, General Manager, Wolf Hollow Brewing Company
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Solar Alternatives Design

“SCORE was my much-needed introduction into the business world,” Durston says. Read more

Tom Durston
Owner, Solar Alternatives Design
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The Undies Project

Volunteer mentor Brian Jarvis helped Langley and Delaflor take the first steps in launching The Undies Project and advised them to host their first drive. Read more

Lucy Langley and Laura Delaflor
Founders, The Undies Project
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Kingdom Builders LLC & Kingmakers CDC

SCORE mentor Ken Baker worked with the Daniels on how to structure their construction business. Nicole met with Fred Kistler twice weekly for training on QuickBooks. Read more

Rodrick and Nicole Daniels
Owners, Kingdom Builders LLC & Kingmakers CDC
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G.I.D. Remodeling & Services

Conley contacted SCORE early in his venture by attending the “Own Your Own Business” workshop taught by Louisville SCORE in conjunction with the local Small Business Development Ce Read more

Desmond Conley
Owner, G.I.D. Remodeling & Services
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Copiosity

“The first expertise we sought was a SCORE mentor,” Harrison says. Read more

Dianne Harrison and Cynthia Clarke
principals, Copiosity
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KC Rock Band & Guitar Music School

“Knowing I had no business training, I needed someone with real experience to run ideas by and get their wisdom and input,” Crandall says. She attended a Start Up Basics class host Read more

Laura Lee Crandall
Co-Owner, KC Rock Band & Guitar Music School
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Creative Jewelry by Bridgeja'

Through SCORE's email mentoring program, Baker was paired with a seasoned business expert who helped propel her venture to new heights. Mentor Veronica Johnson corresponded via ema Read more

Bridgeja' Baker
Founder, Creative Jewelry by Bridgeja'