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Touright Bicycle Shop

“We knew experience is the best teacher, so we couldn’t go wrong in reaching out to a SCORE mentor who had successfully run a small business,” David recalls. The couple has worked Read more

David and Susan Sperstad
Owners, Touright Bicycle Shop
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Tricia Parker Communications

Parker turned to SCORE when she wanted a second opinion on her brand positioning and her website. Read more

Tricia Parker
Principal, Tricia Parker Communications
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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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Faith Equestrian Therapeutic Center

FETC is now celebrating 11 years of serving our community. We now have an annual budget of over $200,000 and serve 150 children. Read more

Bonnie Rachael
Owner/CEO, Faith Equestrian Therapeutic Center
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Nantucket Spider

While they had a good product, neither Busch nor Jack had a business background. Read more

Jeffrey Busch and Nancy Jack
Owners, Nantucket Spider
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Mom Made Peeks, LLC

“I think as a new business it is really helpful to get as much outside input as possible. Read more

Emily Blomberg
CABOOSEE
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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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Coping With Dementia

“Our business is unique,” Selsavage explains. Read more

Deborah Salsavage
President and CEO, Coping With Dementia
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Heidelberg Bread Company

Bissell met with SCORE volunteer mentors Phil Owens and Sam Russo, who provided help writing a business plan. Read more

Boyd Bissell
Owner , Heidelberg Bread Company
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The Decker Group

“We were at a place where we needed to determine if we were building a business or maintaining a lifestyle business,” Sara says. Read more

Sara Decker
Partner, The Decker Group

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