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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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Baby K'tan

Chesal met with three SCORE mentors, all of whom had extensive experience in the garment industry. Read more

Michal Chesal
Baby K'tan
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USA Gypsum

Mentor Lou Davenport assisted the USA Gypsum team in conducting research and development for new products for recycled gypsum board that could generate a gross profit margin of sal Read more

Terry L. Weaver
USA Gypsum
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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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SCORE Workshops Give Great Advice to Green Grocer Chicago

Cassie attended the Simple Steps for Starting workshop series hosted by SCORE Chicago and found the sessions to not only be full of useful information but also a fantastic opportun Read more

Cassie Green
Green Grocer Chicago
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Janegee

Gee attended two SCORE workshops at her local Seacoast chapter that focused on how to start a business and how to use the internet for business success. Read more

Jane Gee
Janegee
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Port City Pottery & Fine Crafts

Pat Holleman, President
Port City Pottery & Fine Crafts Succeeds By Using Advice From SCORE Mentor
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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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Advantage Mold Inc.

SCORE was involved from the beginning. SCORE helped with the business plan and SBA loan process. Read more

Larry Bolander
Advantage Mold Inc.
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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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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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