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Solar Alternatives Design

“SCORE was my much-needed introduction into the business world,” Durston says. Read more

Tom Durston
Owner, Solar Alternatives Design
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Beacon Grace

Willard turned to SCORE for help writing a business plan and preparing to apply for a loan. Read more

Becky Willard
Founder, Beacon Grace
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MedWise Billing and MedWise Insurance Advocacy

Gross has been using SCORE resources for at least 11 years, and says she is extremely grateful for not only the knowledge of the mentors and the content available to her, but also Read more

Adria Gross
CEO and Founder, MedWise Billing and MedWise Insurance Advocacy
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GOEFER

"I always ask questions, and starting a business of this scale was way outside my experience,” Herod admits. Read more

Michael Herod
Owner, GOEFER
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Hughes Barney Investigations

“In our business field, we have the experience to perform the work,” Hughes says. Read more

Jeannette Hughes
Owner, Hughes Barney Investigations
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Top of the List

Mapes met with volunteer mentor Daniel Butler to discuss all aspects of selling a business. Read more

Beverly Mapes
Owner, Top of the List
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TreasureHunt Grants

As Wood set up her business, she wanted feedback on her writing and marketing tips, along with the reassurance that she was running her business properly. Read more

Jenny Wood
Owner, TreasureHunt Grants
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Blue Sky Thinking

Fearing she had exhausted her initial networking contacts, she took a friend’s recommendation and turned to SCORE. Read more

Kathy Glynn
Owner, Blue Sky Thinking
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Millennial Leadership

As a millennial, Eliassi knew he had a set of assets to offer the business world that were unique to his generation. Read more

Kamy Eliassi
Author, Millennial Leadership
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SERA Solutions

Mentor Jack Phelps advised Spencer on the best methods of delivering marketing materials. Read more

Seth L. Spencer
Owner, SERA Solutions
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Music Admin

When a friend heard about Reagan’s business idea, she recommended getting in touch with SCORE. Read more

Nischelle Reagan
Owner, Music Admin

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