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Rhombus Guys

Matt Winjim and Aaron Hendricks
Owners, Rhombus Guys
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Toasted Frog

Grand Forks SCORE provided excellent assistance in improving the business plan.  They also helped so Jonathan and Shawn were able to be effective when addressing their bankers. Read more

Jonathan Holth and Shawn Clapp
Co-owners, Toasted Frog
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Paola's Pastries

SCORE provided assistance for Paola's Pastries in a variety of ways, particularly in helping to find a location for the business.  We will continue to provide mentoring as the busi Read more

Maria Chaparro
Owner, Paola's Pastries
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Unique Auto Body

SCORE provided help in the area of finance that provided quite useful when the business started.  John Kramer continued to visit the business over the years to see in additional he Read more

Steve Tiseth
Owner/Founder, Unique Auto Body
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Shirley Temple Doll Clothes

Lolly was assisted by SCORE through her business plan and efforts with her book work as well. Read more

Laurel (Lolly) Moran
Owner / Founder, Shirley Temple Doll Clothes
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Be That Person Inc.

Coffman chose SCORE because it was one of the few programs available to organizations that had not yet filed for 501(c)3 status. Coffman worked with SCORE mentor Barb Ellerbrook. Read more

Nakia Coffman
Executive Director, Be That Person Inc.
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Proactive Transportation Safety Services, Inc.

Gilreath wanted someone who was not involved in his company to guide him on how to grow Proactive Transportation Safety Services. Read more

Malcolm Gilreath
Owner, Proactive Transportation Safety Services, Inc.
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Access Advocates

Falstad first sought out mentoring from SCORE in 2011. SCORE mentors helped Falstad develop the basic structure for his business, preparing him to rebrand as Access Advocates. Read more

Hank Falstad
Access Advocates
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Château Staffing

Before seeking out a mentor, Maya made a list of traits she was looking for. Read more

Maya Djokic and Bernard Djokic
Château Staffing
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Heeluxe, LLC

Gray sought mentoring after a falling out with a business partner made him realize that he needed to be able to run his business by himself. Read more

Geoffrey Alan Gray, DPT
Heeluxe, LLC
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Pink Entourage

Dinger’s SCORE mentors Charles Dye and Larry Matte helped her launch her products and improve her financial know-how to increase revenue and make her business successful. Dinger ad Read more

Agnet Dinger
Pink Entourage

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