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Clipper Landscaping

Collins attended workshops on how to start and grow a business along with building effective business websites. Read more

Kent Collins
Clipper Landscaping
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Blue Current Brewery

“Idea first, expertise later,” Ford said. SCORE mentors Steve Hershfield and Dick Krause met with Ford 18 times over the two years it took to get his business up and running.  Hers Read more

Daniel Ford
Blue Current Brewery
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White Mountain Chiropractic & Rehabilitation

“SCORE was instrumental in preparing us for the loan process. Read more

Dr. Colby Lamson and Dr. Rachel Morgan
White Mountain Chiropractic & Rehabilitation
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Cloth Interiors

Cardinelli contacted SCORE and was connected with Sanford “Sandy” Carlisle, a retired executive who volunteers as an online mentor. Read more

Teri Cardinelli
Cloth Interiors
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Aviva Esthetics

"What I didn't have was the experience to navigate the tricky challenges of starting a company: financial forecasting, legal issues, insurance, lease negotiations," she said. Read more

Alisha Finneran
Aviva Esthetics
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Pick of the Planet, LLC

Mitchell said she turned to SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground and supported by the U.S. Read more

Ellen Mitchell
Pick of the Planet, LLC
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Pedal Power Cycle

Steve and Janice spent many hours discussing the idea before deciding to seek experienced help from Seacoast SCORE Chapter 185.  They worked for more than 50 hours with counselors Read more

Steve and Janice Bakula
Pedal Power Cycle
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Morr Interiors of Exeter

Stephanie and Benjamin Morrison first met with SCORE in October 2010.  Morr Interiors had been founded the year before, when home construction was in the throes of the latest reces Read more

Stephanie & Benjamin Morrison
Morr Interiors of Exeter
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Cheshire Clubfitting & Repair

"Bud Murdock had the local knowledge that I needed. Without him, many of my marketing ideas would have gone in the wrong direction." - Tony "Doc" Richter Read more

Tony "Doc" Richter
Owner, Cheshire Clubfitting & Repair
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Bagel Dots

SCORE mentors Judy Myers and Raj Mashruwala supported Garehgrat and Patel as they transformed their business from a catered corporate breakfast snack to a supermarket retail item. Read more

Aarti Garehgrat and Purav Patel
Bagel Dots
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Black Hills Leasing & Property Management

Nowlan sought out mentoring from SCORE after she was approached with an offer to purchase another leasing and property management company. Read more

Jamie Nowlan
Black Hills Leasing & Property Management

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