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Access Advocates

Falstad first sought out mentoring from SCORE in 2011. SCORE mentors helped Falstad develop the basic structure for his business, preparing him to rebrand as Access Advocates. Read more

Hank Falstad
Access Advocates
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Enchanted Thyme Entertainment

“Abe was a perfect fit for me. He helped me with my business plan, which led to an incredible loan with a great interest rate. Read more

Ariane Smith
Owner, Enchanted Thyme Entertainment
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Beyond Fleece

“The people at SCORE were very smart, very helpful and willing to share their experience. They made it possible for me to move the business forward.” Read more

Scott Jones
Owner, Beyond Fleece
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Memphis Best BBQ

“SCORE Counselor Jim Batz has truly been a wonderful mentor. Read more

Darryl Alexander
Owner & Founder, Memphis Best BBQ
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All Star Swim Academy

With the guidance of SCORE Las Vegas’ mentors and by attending SCORE Las Vegas seminars, Katriana not only learn a great deal about business operations but also developed a strong Read more

All Star Swim Academy
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The Community Tool Chest

Thanks to the guidance and advice from SCORE volunteers, The Community Tool Chest was able to establish a social media presence, complete a business plan, and navigate the complica Read more

The Community Tool Chest
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Vegas Ink and Toner

Goldstein attended workshops on real estate, business law, and financing, and met weekly with mentor Bob Cushman in SCORE’s Las Vegas office. Read more

Larry Goldstein
Vegas Ink and Toner
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Advanced Behavior Treatment

SCORE has opened our eyes to the benefits of going into a partnership and educated us on reasons many partnerships succeed or fail. Read more

Rich Neal/Tariq Farr
CEO/President, Advanced Behavior Treatment
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Back From Extinction After 40 years!

I attended all the SCORE workshops in 1993 when I invented the Sandbagger. They were very helpful with getting a small women-owned business loan. Read more

Stacey Kohler
CEO & Founder, Kiddy Crawler LLC
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Converting One's Passion into a Full Time Job!

I have used multiple SCORE eGuides and articles to help gain a better understanding of what is needed to have a healthy Profit & Loss Statement, as well as establish a clear vi Read more

Patricia Burmicky
Founder, PhotoUno Photography School and Patricia Burmicky Photography
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Elwood Restaurant

My SCORE mentor, Carol Heiberger, asked me hard questions, provided feedback based on her business knowledge and experience, and offered moral support. Read more

Adam Diltz
Chef/Owner, Elwood Restaurant

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