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Ryders Public Safety

“We had never heard of the program,” Abney admits when he recalls hearing about SCORE from a family friend. Read more

Brad Abney and Rick Ryder
Owners, Ryders Public Safety
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Nepal Tea LLC

SCORE mentor Susan Melamud met with Banskota initially and connected him to Vivek Bendre, who had many years of experience in importing. Read more

Nishchal Banskota
Nepal Tea LLC
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Bagel Dots

SCORE mentors Judy Myers and Raj Mashruwala supported Garehgrat and Patel as they transformed their business from a catered corporate breakfast snack to a supermarket retail item. Read more

Aarti Garehgrat and Purav Patel
Bagel Dots
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My Buddy Towel

Myers worked with SCORE mentor Ron Glass, who helped her with her business plan. Read more

Angelyn Myers
My Buddy Towel
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Sans Skincare

Renan Kennedy
Sans Skincare
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Simply Decadent, LLC

The Fullers and Collins-Smith sought out SCORE after hearing about the program on the radio. They worked with SCORE mentor Charles Anderson. Read more

Jackie Fuller, Adonica Collins-Smith, Debby Fuller
Simply Decadent, LLC
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Poppington’s

The Augustyns sought out mentoring from SCORE for help with organizing daily operations and creating a production schedule. Read more

Rose and Bob Augustyn
Poppington’s
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Chip’s Wine and Beer Market

Laura and Phil wanted to purchase Chip’s Wine and Beer from its previous owner during a time when banks weren’t giving out many small business loans. Read more

Laura and Phil Wayland
Chip’s Wine and Beer Market
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The Scrub Peddler

Tatro Majka has a comprehensive background in retail, but she needed help getting her business off the ground. Read more

Ellen Tatro Majka
The Scrub Peddler
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Janie’s Emporium Boutique

Taggart-Powell attended SCORE’s Straight Talk Conference on two occasions. She also took advantage of some of SCORE’s other offerings including workshops and seminars. Read more

Alisha J. Taggart-Powell
Janie’s Emporium Boutique
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Mermaid Butter

SCORE mentor Pamela Kaur has helped Schol with every aspect of setting up her business, from choosing the right corporate structure to filing the necessary paperwork with the IRS a Read more

Dawn Schol
President, Mermaid Butter

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