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Abbas Catholic Books

Hank Stein helped with my business systems when I was struggling with the demands of  keeping business aspects sorted out, especially in terms of state taxes. Read more

Aileen G. Fields
Owner, Founder, President, Abbas Catholic Books
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Chocolate Myracles

Billie Moreland helped in the start-up phase with much good advice, including the admonition to "keep it simple". Read more

Julia Balassa-Myracle
Owner, Founder, President, Chocolate Myracles
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Dancing Chocolates

Patricia Jones
Owner, Founder, Partner, Dancing Chocolates
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Tinderbox Consulting

Josh King
Owner, Founder, President, Tinderbox Consulting
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Blue Moon Garden and Nursery

Terese Palaia
Owner, Blue Moon Garden and Nursery
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Spokane Cheesecakes

Thomas Speight
Owner, Baker, President, Spokane Cheesecakes
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Spokane SCORE Counselor Receives Technology Award

Spokane SCORE Counselor Receives Technology Award
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T’s Divine Sweets & More, LLC

Jackson developed her business plan with help from SCORE Mid-Shore chapter chair John C. Frank and SCORE mentor George Howie. Read more

Tamara Jackson
President and CEO, T’s Divine Sweets & More, LLC
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In starting Teatopia, Quarles made up for not having a business background by using the business blueprint on SCORE’s website, taking classes, and meeting with SCORE mentor Richard Read more

Reginald Quarles
Owner, Teatopia
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LYFE Recovery Services

SCORE mentors John Strom and Sam Schall helped Payne write a successful business plan and set clear goals for growth. Read more

Stacey Payne
Owner, LYFE Recovery Services
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Briva Health

When she participated in a local SCORE workshop, Guled says she was “very impressed with the material covered at the training and the expertise of the mentors.” She thereafter requ Read more

Hodan Guled
CEO, Briva Health