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Smiles to You

While still working full-time as a dental hygienist, Kathie began working with her SCORE mentor, Barbara Drohan-Ballard, to identify all the essential aspects of starting her own b Read more

Kathie Reynolds, RDH
Smiles to You
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Yamane Championship Mixed Martial Arts

With the help of his mentors, Marvin Wilder and Marion Smith, Niall addressed key components of building a successful business. Read more

Niall Yamane
Owner, Yamane Championship Mixed Martial Arts (YCMMA)
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A&E Audiology, Inc.

Dr. Elliot was first paired with SCORE mentor Everett Williams. Read more

Kamal A. Elliot, Au.D
A&E Audiology, Inc.
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Seniors Helping Seniors

Greg recalled hearing through the North Dallas Chamber of Commerce about SCORE. Read more

Greg and Katie Dodd
Seniors Helping Seniors
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Got Pro Health

Once Jenkins connected with SCORE, he attended a workshop and was immediately hooked.  Since then, he’s met with mentors Joe Clarke and Dee Rogers once a month working to write and Read more

Ken Jenkins
Got Pro Health
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The Iron Butterfly

Mentor Tom Patty focused on helping and inspiring the public speaking side of Annemarie’s business while mentor Bette Otte mentored the CSR side. Read more

Annemarie du LeBohn
du LeBohn
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Project Being There

Tracy Foster
Project Being There
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Spinal Health and Wellness LLC

Dr. Dolly Garnecki CEO
Spinal Health and Wellness LLC
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YouthBuild Louisville

YouthBuild Louisville pursued mentoring from SCORE when they began expanding their business plan for the many new community programs they were implementing. Read more

Lynn Rippy
Young Adult Development in Action, Inc.
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ALS Northwest Arkansas Partner

Sylvia says, “We would never have succeeded without the help of SCORE. When I had a question, SCORE helped me find the answer. Read more

Sylvia Kressen
ALS Northwest Arkansas Partner
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Lumen Photon Therapy

As they were getting their business off the ground, Ron happened to catch a radio program about SCORE on the local NPR station. Read more

Ron and Pamela Patterson
Lumen Photon Therapy

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