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Fatback's Famous BBQ Sauce

Mitchell began attending SCORE workshops in 2013 as he wrote his business plan. Read more

Howard Mitchell Jr.
Owner, Fatback's Famous BBQ Sauce LLC
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Dar's Dirty Dogs

Darlene's mentors were able to assist her by reviewing her business plan and validating her idea and approach for Dar's Dirty Dogs. Read more

Darlene Donatiello
Dar's Dirty Dogs
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Dar's Dirty Dogs

Darlene after 25 years of working in the corporate world fulfilled her dream of opening a pet grooming store on May 3rd 2014. Read more

Darlene Donatiello
Dar's Dirty Dogs
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Wonderstruck Artisan Market

Wonderstruck Artisan Market & Classes is an artistic multimedia, multi department gift shop with art classes. Read more

Wonderstruck Artisan Market
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The Valley Marketplace

The Valley Marketplace is Ohio's first real farmers market featuring our area's Amish community, selling their homemade goods. Read more

The Valley Marketplace
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The Learning Dog, LLC

The Learning Dog Training & Enrichment Center offers a large variety of classes using non-aversive training methods. Read more

The Learning Dog, LLC
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Trendy Trousseau, LLC

Trendy Trousseau was a small clothing business already established but at a cross roads of growth. Read more

Summer Wise
Trendy Trousseau, LLC
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Advanced Behavior Treatment

SCORE has opened our eyes to the benefits of going into a partnership and educated us on reasons many partnerships succeed or fail. Read more

Rich Neal/Tariq Farr
CEO/President, Advanced Behavior Treatment
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Back From Extinction After 40 years!

I attended all the SCORE workshops in 1993 when I invented the Sandbagger. They were very helpful with getting a small women-owned business loan. Read more

Stacey Kohler
CEO & Founder, Kiddy Crawler LLC
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Converting One's Passion into a Full Time Job!

I have used multiple SCORE eGuides and articles to help gain a better understanding of what is needed to have a healthy Profit & Loss Statement, as well as establish a clear vi Read more

Patricia Burmicky
Founder, PhotoUno Photography School and Patricia Burmicky Photography

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