Through the Years, SCORE Has Helped Small Businesses Thrive - Pamela Manson
With its friendly atmosphere and large array of goods, Blazing Needles in Sugar House is typically filled with customers. And thanks to the help of SCORE, a nonprofit association that for years has paired small businesses with mentors, the knitting shop’s clientele may increase even more.
Owner Cynthia Mills has been working with Ron Baron, an experienced business executive who’s providing guidance on how to grow her enterprise. After just one meeting, his input already has made a difference, according to Mills.
"His ideas were just amazing and put my whole thought process in another sphere of thinking," she said. "He just gave us some real insight of what he saw as our strengths."