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Timberline Tractor & Marine

"SCORE certainly helped smooth the road for me," says Al Lemons. "I felt more confident in making sales calls and explaining what we could offer. Read more

Joseph and Lori Scholtz
Timberline Tractor & Marine
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Service West Delivery Express

Based on the recommendation of a close friend, Lowe called Greater Phoenix SCORE, where she was placed in a SMART group designed to look at every aspect of her business and make re Read more

Sandra Lowe
Service West Delivery Express
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Roy’s Delivery Service

Hada Grullon
Roy’s Delivery Service
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Michigan Exhaust and Brake

“SCORE is a great resource for anybody getting started in business. They can help you with just about anything.” says Jeff Frank. Read more

Jeff Frank
Michigan Exhaust and Brake
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Nurtured By Design

After seeing a flyer about a Houston SCORE-sponsored seminar on business start-ups, Yamile attended thinking it’d be a “one-shot” experience. Read more

Yamile Jackson
Nurtured By Design
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Helping Individuals Succeed Agency

Whenever Derschaun needs help with a business-related issue, she will reach out to her growing network of SCORE email mentors. Read more

Derschaun Sharpley
Helping Individuals Succeed Agency
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Language Loop

Torres contacted Chicago SCORE and began working with volunteer mentors Michael Koen and Roger Loeffler in both face-to-face and online mentoring sessions.  Over several months, Mi Read more

Johanna Torres
Language Loop
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Caffe Gelato

With Norman's help, Ryan fine-tuned his business plan and secured a location. Norman arranged for him to meet his contacts at two local banks, and each made Ryan an offer. Read more

Ryan German
Caffe Gelato
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Moms Making Money

“SCORE is such a great resource, and I wanted to ensure that mom’s who were thinking of starting their own business knew about and utilized their services,” Vivian recalls, offerin Read more

Vivian Frankel
Moms Making Money
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My Tutor and Me

While doing start-up business research, Fred found information about SCORE, and the couple began face-to-face mentoring at their local chapter office in Norwalk, with mentor Ray Wo Read more

Shannon and Fred Converse
My Tutor and Me
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Sylvan Learning Center Franchise

The Johnson’s still call on SCORE occasionally when a question arises about management or finances. Howard is also pleased that his search for a new business advisor reconnected hi Read more

Howard and Jo Jean Johnson
Sylvan Learning Center Franchise

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