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Symbology Clothing

"I had the opportunity to meet with my SCORE mentor on several occasions. I've been excited to learn more about how to operate and grow my business. Read more

Melissa Heyl
Founder, Symbology Clothing
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Integrative Chiropractic

I contacted SCORE because I needed some help with opening my chiropractic clinic.  I met with Ron Roller and we discussed my business plan and he pointed out areas that I needed to Read more

Dr. Caleb Spreiter
Owner, Integrative Chiropractic
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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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Creative Behavior Solutions, LLC

Although Smith and Harger have extensive expertise in their field, they needed guidance when it came to running a business. Read more

Adrianne Smith & Brit Harger
Creative Behavior Solutions, LLC
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Shaker Farms Country Club

SCORE mentors helped with the important first step: determining whether the business could ever be profitable before Kotowitz committed to buying the country club. Read more

Nancy Kotowitz
Owner, Shaker Farms Country Club
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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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Norm's Farms

As Norm’s Farms grew quickly, the Lenhardts knew they would need to bring on more and more help to meet demand. Read more

Ann and Rodger Lenhardt
Owners, Norm's Farms
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Pilates on the Bay

When Politte was in the planning phase of opening her studio, she knew she would need a bank loan. Read more

Jennifer Politte
Owner, Pilates on the Bay

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