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Successful Grand Forks SCORE Clients

Timber and Ash, Helix Wine and Bites, Bully Brew
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McFarlane's

Mitch Price
McFarlane Mechanical Contractors
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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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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... 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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Covid-19 made me do it: How I pivoted my business during the pandemic.

I’ve been lucky to have my SCORE mentor for over a year now. She has served as a steady guide by keeping me on track with my business goals.  Read more

Christine Elder
Sole Proprietor, Christine Elder Illustration & Design
Sway-Oh icon with product name
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What To Do With An Idea? Make It A Reality With Help From SCORE!

I am fortunate to have several amazing SCORE mentors. I found Dana Connon on the SCORE website, sent her an email, and then set up an in-person meeting. Dana offered resources,... Read more

Shirley Washington
Inventor/Founder, Sway-Oh, LLC
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Building Business and Legacy

SCORE has helped me by defining the role to take in my business and how to work on my business instead of the day-to-day functions. They even recruited me to be a SCORE volunteer. Read more

Dr. Lisa R. McGuthry
CEO/Boutique Boss, Our Favorite Things Boutique & Event Center
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From new business to Oregon Bride Magazine's Best Wedding Planner and All Around Vendor

Almost every year, we've been able to achieve our financial goals, our number of wedding goals, and our growth goals. Even though this past year has been incredibly rough on the... Read more

Briana Denman
Owner, Planner , The Indigo Bride
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Admin_on-Call, LLC SCORE Success Story

SCORE has played an intricate part in the development of Admin-On-Call, LLC business journey. My first encounter with SCORE was in 1999-2000 while living in Richmond, VA. I... Read more

Eileen L. Collins
Founder/CEO, Admin-On-Call, LLC
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Creating Cozy Sanctuaries Anywhere

Reach objectives, plan for the future, launch the business. Read more

Julia Petrus
Owner, Cozy with Posey

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