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Whole Fresh Foods, Inc.

SCORE mentor Ken Heller helped John evaluate every aspect of his business, from employee management and financing to marketing. John advises other prospective small business... Read more

John Zhao
Whole Fresh Foods, Inc.
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Show of Hands Gallery

In February 2011 Katie contacted Chuck Halaska at SCORE to get some advice about purchasing Show of Hands Gallery in Cherry Creek.  Asked how she heard of SCORE, she responded, “I... Read more

Katie Friedland
Show of Hands Gallery
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Kimbra Studios Success With the Help of SCORE

Kimbra Orr founded Kimbra Studios in 1999 and quickly became the industry leader in custom photo jewelry and accessories. As the original designer of this unique jewelry, she... Read more

Kimbra Orr
Kimbra Studios Success With the Help of SCORE
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Harold Massop Associates Architects, P.C.

Harold Massop Associates Architects (HMA) is a multidiscipline design firm founded in 1988 in Denver specializing in architecture, planning and interior design. The company is a... Read more

Harold Massop
Harold Massop Associates Architects, P.C.
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Syntes Language Group Inc.

Beatriz Bonnet
Syntes Language Group Inc.
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Piece, Love & Chocolate - Success Story!!

First off, (and do forgive me if this morphs into an Oscar-like gratitude speech) let me start with my local Denver chapter of SCORE (affiliated with the SBA) and the value of a... Read more

Sarah Amorese
Piece, Love & Chocolate - Success Story!!
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Epicurean Butter Finds Success With Advice From SCORE

Providing Low Cost Workshops and One-on-One Counseling. Read more

Janey and John Hubschman
Epicurean Butter Finds Success With Advice From SCORE
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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
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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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