“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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The Resale Shop

SCORE mentor Ted Brooks helped Steward write a business plan and a cash flow spreadsheet. Brooks also assisted in creating job descriptions for the manager and volunteers. Read more

Lisa Steward
Founder, The Resale Shop
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One Community Auto

Peterson started with the Startup Basics Workshop to get a broad understanding of what was needed to run a small business. Read more

Gary Peterson
Owner, One Community Auto
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The Undies Project

Volunteer mentor Brian Jarvis helped Langley and Delaflor take the first steps in launching The Undies Project and advised them to host their first drive. Read more

Lucy Langley and Laura Delaflor
Founders, The Undies Project
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Starting A Nonprofit

May 25, 2016

Starting a nonprofit doesn’t necessarily mean you can quit your day job right away, but like any small business owner, you could eventually earn enough from your nonprofit to justify a full-time salary for you and your staff.

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Feeding by Reading

Marshood had previously considered franchising, and remembered SCORE’s help in that arena when he started thinking about a community project. Read more

Tamer Marshood
Feeding by Reading
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Families to Freedom

Nejdl had a business plan, but she knew she needed help to be both passionate and effective as a business leader. Read more

Sarah Nejdl
Families to Freedom
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Open for Service

Driver worked with SCORE mentors to discuss sustainability strategies for the Open for Service and determine appropriate marketing messaging to support the organization’s mission. Read more

Joshua Driver
Open for Service