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TreasureHunt Grants

As Wood set up her business, she wanted feedback on her writing and marketing tips, along with the reassurance that she was running her business properly. Read more

Jenny Wood
Owner, TreasureHunt Grants
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Aquatic Veterinary Services of Northern California

“I needed help designing a business plan to take my ambulatory veterinary practice to an in-house practice and retail store,” Sanders recalls. Read more

Jessie Sanders, DVM
Veterinarian and Owner, Aquatic Veterinary Services of Northern California
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Aquatic Veterinary Services of Northern California

Her mentors, Michael Sarka and Barbara Humpreys, are helping Jessie transition her office to larger quarters as she expands her business into uncharted waters, literally. Read more

Dr. Jessie Sanders
Aquatic Veterinary Services of Northern California
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Dance Of The Deer Foundation

  Even a mystical healer can use a little sage advice and guidance from time to time. Read more

Brant and Nico Secunda
Dance Of The Deer Foundation
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Fatima's Fine Jewelry

Considering their goal of expanding their audience reach, both within and outside of their community, SCORE counselor, Karen Grellas, has provided guidance with their business plan Read more

Fatima's Fine Jewelry
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Roux Dat

Chad credits his mentor, Rich Hill, with providing extremely insightful, practical advice, not just in refining the business plan, but in advising on how to cost out supplies and i Read more

Chad Glassley
Roux Dat
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EIGHTANNAS

Andrea was inspired to create her line of fanciful art by her recently departed mother-in-law. Read more

Andrea Garvey
EIGHTANNAS
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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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