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H.O.P.E Life Center

Frank Lipari and SCORE helped in solidifying my business plan, networking with needed financial institutions for funding, and providing ongoing instructional opportunities.   I am Read more

Dennis Ittenbach, PT,MS CLT-LANA
Owner, H.O.P.E. Life Lymphedema and Rehab Center
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Aunt Laurie's

“Managing costs is a huge challenge,” Brown says. “The cost of marketing, advertising, web support and social media, and [maintaining] inventory is hard. Read more

Laurie Brown
Owner, Aunt Laurie's
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SC Lowcountry SCORE Client of the Year 2008

"I remembered that when we were in South Carolina, there was demand for a Surf and Skate retail store, but I was intimidated by the idea because I had no business background. Read more

SC Lowcountry SCORE Client of the Year 2008
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Outstanding Veteran-owned Business Award 2009

It hasn’t always been easy. Jonathan decided early on to drop the surfing merchandise to focus solely on skateboarding. Read more

Steve Arnot
Outstanding Veteran-owned Business Award 2009
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SC Lowcountry SCORE Client of the Year 2009

It has been 5 years since we started AGC Gutter Company, we currently have 3500 satisfied customers, we offer 2 product lines, and are in the process of implementing a third produc Read more

Steve Arnoit
SC Lowcountry SCORE Client of the Year 2009
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SCORE Mentor Advices Chimers Charts™

Mary needed a patent for her invention and Bob worked with her through all of the steps in securing that patent. "He assured me that when I had a question I could call him anytim Read more

Mary Scovel
SCORE Mentor Advices Chimers Charts™
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Anita's Biscottis

SCORE mentor Chet Shoop helped Skrocki start her business. Read more

Anita Skrocki
Owner, Anita's Biscottis
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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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