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BriteWorks

Like many businesses, BriteWorks got its start on a shoestring budget. Read more

Anita Ron
Owner, BriteWorks
Unzicker
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Unzicker

Unzicker came to SCORE weary of traveling for the juried shows on which she relied for much of her income, and concerned about the decline of that particular market (and thus her i Read more

Elaine Unzicker
Unzicker
Twistafit
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Twistafit

Castro worked with mentors Simon Mahler and Michael Riley. Read more

Chris Castro
Twistafit
Status Men’s Accessories
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Status Men’s Accessories

SCORE mentor Peter Ryerson pointed Mauro in the right direction with an aggressive networking campaign. The goal, Ryerson told Mauro, was to meet 3,000 people. Read more

Jim Mauro
Status Men’s Accessories
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Scenties

Dahn worked with SCORE mentor Gene Murtha, who helped her develop and refine her product. Murtha also helped Dahn make important business connections. Read more

Kara Dahn
Scenties
S&R Sharpening
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S&R Sharpening

Having never started a business before, the Clarks turned to SCORE for help as they prepared to launch. Read more

Scott and Ruth Clark
S&R Sharpening
Pura Vida Coffee, LLC
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Pura Vida Coffee, LLC

The Yaegers worked with SCORE mentor Robert Jones on financial forecasting and marketing strategy. Jones also guided them through the HUB City Business competition. Read more

Glen and Margie Yaeger
Pura Vida Coffee, LLC
Leverage Unlimited
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Leverage Unlimited

Jerry Gitchel
Leverage Unlimited
Chamos Language Academy, LLC (d/b/a ChamosLA)
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Chamos Language Academy, LLC

Guerrero-Pinate and Guerrero attended a host of SCORE workshops as they prepared to launch their business. Read more

Vanessa Guerrero-Pinate, Lorena Guerrero
Chamos Language Academy, LLC
CareWorks Health Services
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CareWorks Health Services

When Dang came to SCORE, she was struggling with isolation, stress, and burnout. Read more

Anh T Dang Mankiewicz
CareWorks Health Services
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All Places Traveled, LLC

Berger says that meeting with SCORE mentors Bernie Roseman and Steve Lember gave her the confidence to know that she was meeting her goals and objectives. Read more

Carol Berger
All Places Traveled, LLC

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