Browse through these SCORE mentoring success stories to learn more about the small businesses we've helped. Use the filters below to browse stories by business topic, entrepreneur type, business stage, or industry. Once you've learned how we've helped others, sign up for your mentor today.

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Westgate Garden Design

Westgate attended a local SCORE workshop and met with a local mentor, but she found an even stronger connection with P. Read more

Charlene Westgate
Owner, Westgate Garden Design
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Thompson Real Estate Group

“I had one mentor five years ago when the idea was just a glimmer in my eye,” Viola recalls. Read more

Tracy Viola
Owner, Thompson Real Estate Group
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Wolf Hollow Brewing Company

The SCORE team continues to meet regularly with us and provides an experienced sounding board for our ideas and strategy moves as a start-up and now, young company. Read more

Peter Bednarek
Co-Owner, General Manager, Wolf Hollow Brewing Company
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The Beeswax Co.

SCORE mentor Bob Paino assisted Flores in finding, obtaining, and negotiating the new accounts that helped her to exceed this year’s sales goals. Read more

Christine Flores
The Beeswax Co.
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Balance It Out Bookkeeping

Laroche first connected with SCORE through a networking event that, a few weeks later, helped her land her first client. Read more

Annette Laroche
Owner, Balance It Out Bookkeeping
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Norm's Farms

As Norm’s Farms grew quickly, the Lenhardts knew they would need to bring on more and more help to meet demand. Read more

Ann and Rodger Lenhardt
Owners, Norm's Farms
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The Art of LeGogh

Hunter attended a six-part local workshop on how to start a new business and kept going to workshops on everything from copyright law to using spreadsheets. Read more

Eric Hunter
The Art of LeGogh
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Sacrebleu LLC

Going from a nonprofit organization to a commercial agency in New York has presented a range of administrative challenges. Read more

Yannick Pazze
Sacrebleu LLC
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Red-Carpet Learning Systems

SCORE put together a business advisory team (BAT) to help Cutting manage her business growth. Read more

Donna Cutting
Red-Carpet Learning Systems, Inc.
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Mind&Melody

During an epic 3-hour meeting, SCORE mentor John Hosler helped Koff and Rodriguez understand the ins and outs of founding a 501c(3) organization. Read more

Vice-President and Co-Founder, Mind&Melody
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L.O.C.A.L. S.T.E.W. U.

The Connells sought SCORE mentoring as they moved their school from rural Virginia to Richmond. Read more

Resi Connell
L.O.C.A.L. S.T.E.W. U.

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