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Razor Chemical, Inc.

SCORE has been there for Suni McClelland and Razor Chemical, Inc. since 1992. Read more

Suni McClelland
Razor Chemical, Inc.
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The Peacock Room

Before starting the Peacock Room, Rachel Lutz worked for a luxury home store and Nordstroms. She had spent years working for others. Eventually Ms. Read more

Rachel Lutz
Owner, The Peacock Room
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Link Coworking

“My SCORE mentor has been my trusted advisor, friend and secret weapon for over 6 years.  I don’t make a major move or decision without consulting my SCORE mentor. Read more

Liz Elam
Founder, Link Coworking
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Creative Jewelry by Bridgeja'

Through SCORE's email mentoring program, Baker was paired with a seasoned business expert who helped propel her venture to new heights. Mentor Veronica Johnson corresponded via ema Read more

Bridgeja' Baker
Founder, Creative Jewelry by Bridgeja'
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Osage Creek Log Furniture

At their first meeting with SCORE Mentors Woody Knight and Mike Fitzpatrick, Neil explained that they were working seven days a week, selling everything, but still not showing a pr Read more

Neil Martin and Carol Dillard
Osage Creek Log Furniture
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Syntes Language Group Inc.

Beatriz Bonnet
Syntes Language Group Inc.
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The Secret Chocolatier

While mentors have helped the team look toward the future, they've also helped The Secret Chocolatier weather a few small business storms — literally. Read more

Andy & Robin Ciordia and Bill & Karen Dietz
Co-Owners, The Secret Chocolatier
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Planning Commissioners Journal

Thanks to SCORE's help, the direct-mail campaign netted Wayne 100 new subscribers. Read more

Wayne Senville
Planning Commissioners Journal
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California Gardens

“One of the best things about working with John is that he always allows me to take my time to make each decision,” Li says. Read more

Li Vellinga
California Gardens
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Dramatic Diversity

 “After our first year, we focused on finding strategic opportunities to accelerate our growth,” Stewart explains. Read more

Brian Gregg and Byron Stewart
Dramatic Diversity
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Timberline Tractor & Marine

"SCORE certainly helped smooth the road for me," says Al Lemons. "I felt more confident in making sales calls and explaining what we could offer. Read more

Joseph and Lori Scholtz
Timberline Tractor & Marine

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