“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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Hidden Pond Farm

The McDowells worked with SCORE mentor Bob Anders, who helped them to hire employees, create a five-year vision, carry out product testing, deal with potential buyers, and navigate Read more

Andy and Beverly McDowell
Co-owners, Hidden Pond Farm, LLC
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One Effin' Ink

Bates first met SCORE volunteer mentor Rick Scofield in 2009, when he was working on a clothing product he had developed. Read more

Rob Bates
Owner, One Effin' Ink
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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 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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Zaxx Computer Specialists

For Moreno, SCORE’s help was fundamental to his success. “Never doing this before, I kind of hit this blind. Read more

Ed Moreno
Owner, Zaxx Computer Specialists
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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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The Beeswax Co.

SCORE mentor Bob Paino assisted Flores in finding, obtaining, and negotiating the new accounts that helped her to exceed this year’s sales goals. Read more

Christine Flores
The Beeswax Co.
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Balance It Out Bookkeeping

Laroche first connected with SCORE through a networking event that, a few weeks later, helped her land her first client. Read more

Annette Laroche
Owner, Balance It Out Bookkeeping
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SLOFLY

SCORE mentor Scott Hillis helped Barden from the time he first conceived of the store until the grand opening over a year later (when they finally met face-to-face). Read more

Doug Barden
SLOFLY
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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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Sisters for Seniors

Since neither of the sisters had owned a formal business before, they know there was a lot they didn’t know about running a successful company. Read more

Stacey Kroll and Stephanie Steffens
Owners, Sisters for Seniors

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