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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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Toybrary Austin

Wilson connected with Celia Bell, who guided her through the steps of opening her business. Read more

Liza Wilson
Owner, Toybrary Austin
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UR Fit Wellness Center

Ramirez learned about SCORE through one of his MBA classes, and met with mentor Bob Paino. “I really was seeking general advice,” Ramirez says. Read more

Xavier Ramirez
Owner, UR Fit Wellness Center
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GaBBY Bows

Goodwin teamed up with John LaFond and Maxey Love — both well-versed in financing and manufacturing — of the Midlands SCORE chapter in Columbia, South Carolina. Read more

Rozalynn Goodwin
Owner, GaBBY Bows
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C. Daniel Designs

Daniel first met SCORE’s Seacoast chapter when she moved from Atlanta, Georgia to Portsmouth, New Hampshire and wasn’t sure how to move her business to her new state. Read more

Courtney Daniel
Owner, C. Daniel Designs
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Emind Wellness & Training Institute

Miller faced a new challenge when she realized she would need to shift from life as a student and clinician to that of a business owner. “I was perfect on paper. Read more

Dr. Lorrie J. Miller
Owner, Emind Wellness & Training Institute
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Brown Virtual Assisting

A local women’s business group in Brown’s home base of Omaha, Nebraska, referred her to SCORE, where she signed up for several workshops. Read more

Geniece Brown
Owner, Brown Virtual Assisting
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Class Matters

Mentor Charles Christiansen has worked with founder Darron Lamkin in 2010, first helping him develop the constitution, code of conduct, bylaws, fundraising collateral and program o Read more

Darron Lamkin
Founder, Class Matters
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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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Therapy in Your Home

Groves attended several workshops and met with a variety of mentors to review different areas of her business. Read more

Julie Groves
Owner, Therapy in Your Home
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The Homeland Heroes Foundation

“Our mentor, Dianne Connolly has been a great asset to us,” Weymouth says. Read more

Julie Weymouth
The Homeland Heroes Foundation

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