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Healthy Habits Cook Club (HHCC)

Chris needed to continue working since she carried health insurance for her family, had 2 children in college and one with a disability. Read more

Healthy Habits Cook Club (HHCC)
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ABC Scribes

Kwiatek says, “In the emergency department, the most important thing to know is what you don’t know. That’s when you get a consult. Read more

Kim Kwiatek
ABC Scribes
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Simply Decadent, LLC

The Fullers and Collins-Smith sought out SCORE after hearing about the program on the radio. They worked with SCORE mentor Charles Anderson. Read more

Jackie Fuller, Adonica Collins-Smith, Debby Fuller
Simply Decadent, LLC
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Mutt’s Sauce

Quickly after embarking on her small business journey, Scales found SCORE, and started meeting weekly with SCORE mentor John Soutar. Soutar gave her checklists for each phase of th Read more

Charlynda Scales
Mutt’s Sauce LLC
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Teaching English in the Workplace

We could not have made it without the guidance and hands-on help of our Dayton SCORE mentors Bob Puskar and John Soutar. Read more

Alice and Edith Verney
Owners, Hello Goodbye English Language Company
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Safe Care Tools, LLC

Revonna contacted Dayton SCORE and Chuck Anderson responded quickly to her request for a face-to-face counseling session.  Safe Care Tools had encountered a problem with locating a Read more

Revonna Smith
President , Safe Care Tools, LLC
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Tinkr Tech, LLC

While I know starting up a company can be slow, I am already seeing growth in 2015.  I have workshops every month and bookings into September already.  Tinkr Tech is now a part of Read more

Byran Adams
Owner, Tinkr Tech, LLC
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The Gutter Getter, LLC

In analyzing his profitability with John, the issue of fixed and variable expenses identified that some prices on his products were too low. Read more

Alex Luthman
Founder / Owner, The Gutter Getter, LLC
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Seven Seas Pet Store

In the last couple of years, Eric′s store has done very well, but Gordon and Eric continue to communicate frequently to discuss the business.  While they have never stood face-to-f Read more

Eric Majors
Owner, Seven Seas Pet Store
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I recommend SCORE as an important resource at any stage of your independent business life. Read more

William E. Weaner
President, SERVPRO