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Vegan Distribution

According to Lu, Grunat has not only helped to address her specific business questions, but has also generally instilled Lu with an improved business mindset. “Based on discussions Read more

Sharon Lu
Owner, Vegan Distribution
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Function Brewing

When the Llewellyns started to work on their business plan, they realized they didn’t know how to complete the financial aspects of the plan. Read more

Steve and Arlyn Llewellyn
Owners , Function Brewing
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J. Gumbo's Delaware

Upton participated in the SBA and SCORE’s ScaleUp program in 2015, where he learned from business owners who had been in his shoes before.  “Susan Sommerfeld, my current SCORE ment Read more

Richard Darren Upton
Owner, J. Gumbo's Delaware
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Mustache Pretzels

Volunteer mentor Jack Wilson helped Golden assess the situation when faced with another big change: his wife’s job was about to relocate them back to the east coast. Read more

Greg Golden
Owner, Mustache Pretzels
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Holly's Kona Ice

Daigle and volunteer mentor Larry Dunham met weekly over the course of a few months as Daigle was considering becoming a franchisee. “SCORE looked through my franchise disclosure d Read more

Holly Daigle
Franchisee, Holly's Kona Ice
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Monica's Gourmet Cookies

Mitidieri sought a SCORE mentor to help her tackle self-doubt and get to the next level in growing her business. Read more

Monica Mitidieri
Owner, Monica's Gourmet Cookies
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Noble Restaurant

Noble Restaurant owner Andrew Lamppa met with his SCORE mentor every few weeks. Read more

Andrew Lamppa
Owner, Noble Restaurant
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Your Health Source

SCORE mentor Stan Booth helped Brown improve search-engine optimization on her website so new customers could find Your Health Source online more easily. Read more

Monica Brown
Owner, Your Health Source
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The Hartz Group

Before starting up his business, Hartz met with SCORE mentor Bill Roberts and several other members of the Greater Aiken, South Carolina SCORE chapter. Read more

Charles Hartz
Owner, The Hartz Group
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Yeast - Everything Homebrew

Kinslow had experience with business development, planning and proposal writing in his previous career, so he knew the value of a solid business plan. Read more

Peter Kinslow
Owner, Yeast - Everything Homebrew
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Belgian Waffle Crafters

Since Kerckhof was launching his business after fewer than two years in the United States, he had a lot to learn, from how to run his truck to simply where to park it. Read more

Francois Kerckhof
Owner, Belgian Waffle Crafters

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