“SCORE has provided ongoing support over the years and several of the SCORE counselors are also my customers,” declared Moore, “and the support from SCORE has been ongoing on an informal basis and then on a structured basis when I needed more formalized assistance.

SCORE is tweeting about Jay’s Bird Barn

Rick and Cindy investigated SCORE and now call SCORE, “angels of mercy in the small business world.”  When talking about the assistance SCORE is providing, Cindy exclaimed, “The SCORE mentors are not only knowledgeable and highly skilled, they bring an attitude of enthusiasm, encouragement, compassion and persistence, as well as common s

SCORE helps Sheldon St Gas & Deli move beyond convenience

Bill Smoot savors the heady taste of an excellent wine and enjoys the company of those who also delight in the ambiance of soft lighting, quality food, good music and, of course, great wine.  “I was actively looking for a business that I could get into and enjoy,” Smoot said.

SCORE helps Prescott Winery float their cork

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SCORE goes wild for EducateWild.com

As Moline began to formulate this venture she initially discussed it with her tax accountant, Roberta Motter, CPA, who suggested she contact SCORE. Read more

Angie Moline
EducateWild! LLC
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Bob Lepper

SCORE mentor Don Wheeler advised Lepper during the growth phase of his business and was there for him during the sale as well. Read more

Bob Lepper
Owner, Bob Lepper
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Education and Testing Solutions

Bell had basic business knowledge due to her nonprofit management experience, but she realized she needed additional support to ensure her new business venture would succeed. Read more

Dr. Nancy Bell
Owner, Education and Testing Solutions
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The Voice Lab

“I sought help from SCORE because I saw it as an opportunity to learn from someone for whom my daily struggles were easy to organize and maneuver,” Hearns says. Read more

Liz Jackson Hearns
Owner and Vocal Instructor , The Voice Lab
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Chandler Speech and Language Services

“Provided my training has been skill-based in a field of allied healthcare, business and finance was not a part of my formal training,” Chandler admits.  She heard about SCORE at t Read more

Emily Chandler
Owner , Chandler Speech and Language Services
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Achieve Tutoring Center

“Starting your own business is very complex and the support that SCORE provides helps new business owners to navigate through all the challenges and decisions,” says Gortsema. Read more

Amy Gortsema
Owner, Achieve Tutoring Center
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KC Rock Band & Guitar Music School

“Knowing I had no business training, I needed someone with real experience to run ideas by and get their wisdom and input,” Crandall says. She attended a Start Up Basics class host Read more

Laura Lee Crandall
Co-Owner, KC Rock Band & Guitar Music School
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Toybrary Austin

Wilson connected with Celia Bell, who guided her through the steps of opening her business. Read more

Liza Wilson
Owner, Toybrary Austin

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