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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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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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Teatopia

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
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Alaska Perfect Peony

Shoultz works with SCORE mentor Bryan Zak, who she has consulted with about potentially exporting her peonies. Read more

Rita Jo Shoultz
Owner, Alaska Perfect Peony
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Friends Interpreting Services

Friends worked with SCORE mentor Nathan Idio, who she met with through video conference calls using a remote ASL interpreter. Read more

Alice Anne Friends
Owner, Friends Interpreting Services, LLC

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