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Sweet Cheeks, Inc.

Jackie Green
Sweet Cheeks, Inc.
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Kim's Animal House

“The biggest obstacles we had were organization, bookkeeping and accounting," Odeen says. Read more

Kim Odeen
Kim's Animal House
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Project Being There

Tracy Foster
Project Being There
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Oh My Cupcakes!

Attending the Sioux Falls chapter of SCORE’s How to Really Start Your Own Business workshop got the ball rolling by teaching Melissa how to assemble a business plan and demystifyin Read more

Melissa Johnson
Oh My Cupcakes!
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Love My Jean Skirt

SCORE mentors taught Drazba how to find financial backing for her business, and they worked together for six months to develop a business plan. Read more

Theresa Drazba
Love My Jean Skirt
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YouthBuild Louisville

YouthBuild Louisville pursued mentoring from SCORE when they began expanding their business plan for the many new community programs they were implementing. Read more

Lynn Rippy
Young Adult Development in Action, Inc.
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Living Dynamically LLC

“My SCORE Mentor, Dick Powell, helped me advertise and promote my first wellness expo featuring super model, author and actress Carol Alt” says Lisa. Read more

Lisa Montgomery
Living Dynamically LLC
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Edogz

“I hope that SCORE will be a part of Stuff ‘n Sniff’s growth, and that in years to come, I can return the favor by being a SCORE mentor myself,” Wendy says. “As a small business st Read more

Wendy Supino
Edogz
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Young's Twice Blessed Bridal

Doty and Yong's initial focus of their mentoring sessions was developing a business plan, preparing an application for a U.S. Read more

Yong Suk Daley
Young's Twice Blessed Bridal
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Splashgear

Shereen has attended several low-cost SCORE workshops. “I have no background in business—I’m actually a scientist,” she says. “These seminars are incredible. Read more

Shereen Sabet
Splashgear
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Victorian Fireplace Shop

Duke met with mentors Steve Shapiro and Hugh Greene. Shapiro, an accountant, saw that the company would benefit from more rigorous bookkeeping. Read more

Karen Duke
Victorian Fireplace Shop

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