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Moms MPowHered

Super thankful and grateful for SCORE's help. Small businesses are really a beacon of light. Read more

Megan Perron
Owner, , MPowHer Fit
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Helping Businesses Focus on the Human in Human Resources

Sharonda, my mentor, gave me a dedicated space to focus on my business, but in a way that didn't include pressure to be successful, but more a safe space to express my thoughts,... Read more

Dahlia Joy Cummings
Founder / President, Return To Village, LLC
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Inspiration & Motivation

Mila's expertise has helped us get more organized, and make sure we are operating a business efficiently and the correct way. She has helped me get my "ducks in a row" and... Read more

Leny Fralicker
Owner/Operator, Elderberry Elixir
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Elle Crée Paints a Picture of Success

Rachel Austen
Owner, elle crée
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Go Gaga with Chaga

My mentor, Pete continues to guide me while I grow the company through tasks such as preparing the elevator pitch, looking for future scale possibilities, redefining my wholesale... Read more

Gavin Escolar
Owner, The Chaga Company
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Unique Hair Styling Salon Opens In Plainfield, Illinois

SCORE support has been with me during the whole start up process. Read more

Stephani Cordano
Owner, Studio Lane
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Covid-19 made me do it: How I pivoted my business during the pandemic.

I’ve been lucky to have my SCORE mentor for over a year now. She has served as a steady guide by keeping me on track with my business goals.  Read more

Christine Elder
Sole Proprietor, Christine Elder Illustration & Design
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Healthy Dogs are Happy Dogs

Our mentor, Jim, was a tremendous help! He would meet with us weekly (through Zoom) for about an hour. He would give us weekly assignments to complete before our next meeting and... Read more

Kendra Locke
Owner, The K9 Kitchen LLC
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What To Do With An Idea? Make It A Reality With Help From SCORE!

I am fortunate to have several amazing SCORE mentors. I found Dana Connon on the SCORE website, sent her an email, and then set up an in-person meeting. Dana offered resources,... Read more

Shirley Washington
Inventor/Founder, Sway-Oh, LLC
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Building Business and Legacy

SCORE has helped me by defining the role to take in my business and how to work on my business instead of the day-to-day functions. They even recruited me to be a SCORE volunteer. Read more

Dr. Lisa R. McGuthry
CEO/Boutique Boss, Our Favorite Things Boutique & Event Center
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From new business to Oregon Bride Magazine's Best Wedding Planner and All Around Vendor

Almost every year, we've been able to achieve our financial goals, our number of wedding goals, and our growth goals. Even though this past year has been incredibly rough on the... Read more

Briana Denman
Owner, Planner , The Indigo Bride
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Admin_on-Call, LLC SCORE Success Story

SCORE has played an intricate part in the development of Admin-On-Call, LLC business journey. My first encounter with SCORE was in 1999-2000 while living in Richmond, VA. I... Read more

Eileen L. Collins
Founder/CEO, Admin-On-Call, LLC

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