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The Scrub Peddler

Tatro Majka has a comprehensive background in retail, but she needed help getting her business off the ground. Read more

Ellen Tatro Majka
The Scrub Peddler
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Inspired Style Company, Salon & Boutique 

According to Bohm, a former loan officer, "I heard about SCORE from my days in banking. Read more

Michelle Bohm
Owner, Inspired Style Company, Salon & Boutique 
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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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Pink Entourage

Dinger’s SCORE mentors Charles Dye and Larry Matte helped her launch her products and improve her financial know-how to increase revenue and make her business successful. Dinger ad Read more

Agnet Dinger
Pink Entourage
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Progressive Dimensions

Cassidy worked with SCORE mentor Chuck Dye. Cassidy says, “I didn’t go to college to study business but what I needed to know to succeed, Chuck taught me. Read more

Edward Cassidy
Progressive Dimensions
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Shirt Pickle, Inc.

Pickles worked with SCORE mentor Frank Uhlman. He says, “An important part of our startup was to secure initial funding. Read more

Thomas Pickles
Shirt Pickle, Inc.
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Mystic Knotwork

Matt Beaudoin
Owner, Mystic Knotwork
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Home Base Spirits

Alexandra and Samantha Blatteis
Co-Owners, Home Base Spirits
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Teatopia

In starting Teatopia, Quarles made up for not having a business background by using the business blueprint on SCORE’s website, taking classes, and meeting with SCORE mentor Richard Read more

Reginald Quarles
Owner, Teatopia
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Blue Door Beads

Sara Mancini
Owner, Blue Door Beads
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Barley Labs

Chu and Beaudry worked with SCORE mentor Maxine Stern as they launched their business in 2012. “We didn’t want to jump into entrepreneurship blindly,” says Chu. Read more

Scott Beaudry and Theresa Chu
Co-Owners, Barley Labs

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