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The Ballroom Institute

The Kroezens met with SCORE mentor Jeff Dykes. Amy says, “We not only needed guidance, we needed reassurance – and we got that with Jeff!” Dykes helped the Kroezens focus and... Read more

Amy & Mathew Kroezen
The Ballroom Institute
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Bailey'z Kids

Score has helped my business tremendously. My mentor advised me on business and marketing approaches and techniques, helped me determine wholesales prices and sales strategies,... Read more

Ondiya Pruitt
Owner, Bailey'z Kids
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Solstice Urban Retreat

SCORE gave me confidence and organization as a budding entrepreneur and continues to play a role in my development as a small business owner. My counselor, Jeff D., was... Read more

Kristen Mercado & Kristin Moore
Owner, Solstice Urban Retreat
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Cafe Vendome

Score provided a great support to lunch Café Vendôme, an Authentic French Bakery Pastry Café in Atlanta (North of Buckhead/Sandy Springs). Jeff Dykes, a wise experienced SCORE... Read more

Hamid Rouchdi
Cafe Vendome
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Saltshaker Marketing & Media

I first went to SCORE to take the SimpleSTEPS series - I did all of the SimpleSTEPS classes, which were helpful. I also took the Mini-Business Plan Course, which was very helpful... Read more

Shaun Chavis
Owner, Saltshaker Marketing & Media
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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. They also helped us identify areas of strength... 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. My current mentor has been... 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... Read more

Patricia Burmicky
Founder, PhotoUno Photography School and Patricia Burmicky Photography
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Ursula's About Phace Rittenhouse Studio

SCORE has helped me in the most profound way by introducing me to my mentor Mr. Mark Maguire. SCORE also helps me with information and resources to better understand my business... Read more

Ursula Augustine
Owner/Makeup Artist, Ursula's About Phace Rittenhouse Studio
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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. She helped by being a... Read more

Adam Diltz
Chef/Owner, Elwood Restaurant

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