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TreasureHunt Grants

As Wood set up her business, she wanted feedback on her writing and marketing tips, along with the reassurance that she was running her business properly. She attended the Simple... Read more

Jenny Wood
Owner, TreasureHunt Grants
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Aquatic Veterinary Services of Northern California

“I needed help designing a business plan to take my ambulatory veterinary practice to an in-house practice and retail store,” Sanders recalls. Mentor Barbara Humphries walked... Read more

Jessie Sanders, DVM
Veterinarian and Owner, Aquatic Veterinary Services of Northern California
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Aquatic Veterinary Services of Northern California

Her mentors, Michael Sarka and Barbara Humpreys, are helping Jessie transition her office to larger quarters as she expands her business into uncharted waters, literally. In her... Read more

Dr. Jessie Sanders
Aquatic Veterinary Services of Northern California
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Dance Of The Deer Foundation

  Even a mystical healer can use a little sage advice and guidance from time to time. Father and son team, Brant and Nico Secunda of Dance of the Deer Foundation, are extremely... Read more

Brant and Nico Secunda
Dance Of The Deer Foundation
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Fatima's Fine Jewelry

Considering their goal of expanding their audience reach, both within and outside of their community, SCORE counselor, Karen Grellas, has provided guidance with their business... Read more

Fatima's Fine Jewelry
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Roux Dat

Chad credits his mentor, Rich Hill, with providing extremely insightful, practical advice, not just in refining the business plan, but in advising on how to cost out supplies and... Read more

Chad Glassley
Roux Dat
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EIGHTANNAS

Andrea was inspired to create her line of fanciful art by her recently departed mother-in-law. Her SCORE counselor, Kathie Sinor, has been there for her every step of the way,... Read more

Andrea Garvey
EIGHTANNAS
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REDCON Solutions Group (REDCON)

Our monthly meetings allow me to stay focused on the strategies we have developed. Having a clear set of valid and attainable goals has helped my business experience significant... Read more

Kyle Evans
President/CEO, REDCON Solutions Group (REDCON)
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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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