“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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T’s Divine Sweets & More, LLC

Jackson developed her business plan with help from SCORE Mid-Shore chapter chair John C. Franke and SCORE mentor George Howie. Read more

Tamara Jackson
President and CEO, T’s Divine Sweets & More, LLC
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Barley Labs

Chu and Beaudry worked with SCORE mentor Maxine Stern as they launched their business in 2012. “We didn’t want to jump into entrepreneurship blindly,” says Chu. Read more

Scott Beaudry and Theresa Chu
Co-Owners, Barley Labs
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OFD Consulting

Ely sought mentoring from SCORE immediately after launching. Read more

Meghan Ely
OFD Consulting
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Tantardini’s

In Italy Tantardini was the head of a purchasing department where he managed six employees and an annual budget of $50 million euros. Read more

Diego Tantardini
Owner, Tantardini’s
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Cheesecake Nation

Walker recalls wearing his best clothes to his first SCORE meeting, and being nervous not knowing what to expect. But “This was the meeting that changed everything,” he says. Read more

Jason Walker
Cheesecake Nation, Cheesecake Nation
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MISCellaneous Distillery

McNeill and MacWhirter attended online and local SCORE workshops and worked with their mentor Doug on creating an initial business plan. Read more

Dan McNeill and Meg MacWhirter
MISCellaneous Distillery
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Desserts Out The Jar And More

McKinney connected with a mentor in Desserts Out The Jar And More’s early days, seeking validation for her business idea. “I sought a SCORE mentor because I was unsure of how to st Read more

Yashica McKinney
Owner, Desserts Out The Jar And More
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Function Brewing

When the Llewellyns started to work on their business plan, they realized they didn’t know how to complete the financial aspects of the plan. Read more

Steve and Arlyn Llewellyn
Owners , Function Brewing
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The Hartz Group

Before starting up his business, Hartz met with SCORE mentor Bill Roberts and several other members of the Greater Aiken, South Carolina SCORE chapter. Read more

Charles Hartz
Owner, The Hartz Group

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