See how we have helped small businesses in our community

SCORE has produced numerous Success Stories. These are businesses that have been tracked over time and have succeeded due largely to SCORE mentor involvement. Let’s develop a mentoring relationship for you and your business and create another Success Story.

Browse through these SCORE mentoring success stories to learn more about the small businesses we've helped. Use the filters below to browse stories by business topic, entrepreneur type, business stage, or industry. Once you've learned how we've helped others, sign up for your mentor today.

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Perfectly Pennsylvania

“Retail was the furthest thing from my mind during all those years,” DeKlinski says.  “A friend and I staffed a kiosk at a local farmers market twice a week and I got hooked on... Read more

Karen DeKlinski
Owner / Founder, Perfectly Pennsylvania
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Blind Spot Nutbutters

After renting space in a commercial kitchen, SCORE mentors helped Karan navigate local ordinances to get permission to turn her garage into a workshop. “Being able to have... Read more

Sheri Karan
Blind Spot Nutbutters
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Whisk Culinary Services LLC

Through SCORE, I have had the opportunity to meet and network with business persons with a diversity of interests and levels of experience. On the whole, mentors and others I've... Read more

Laura Cochran
Whisk Culinary Services LLC
success story

Perfectly Pennsylvania

Karen says, “SCORE is one of the first places to go when you start a business. You’re dealing with something brand new, and their advice and moral support are critical to making... Read more

Karen DeKlinski
Perfectly Pennsylvania
success story

Red Lion Custom Woodworks

“I had very informative and productive meetings with SCORE counselors and I plan on having more in the near future.” SCORE counseling is always free and it’s for existing... Read more

Felix Milner
Red Lion Custom Woodworks
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It's not just a Gadget; it's a Solution

SCORE mentor Bob Meehan worked with Colton and Grillight to scale up. “I could talk with Bob about supply chain issues, overseas importing and distribution. Since Bob’s business... Read more

Colton Knittig
Owner, Grillight
success story

EasyBreezy HR Solutions

“The knowledge I have gained from SCORE has been a blessing both ways,” says Michelle. “Even as I sit in a webinar to help with EazyBreezy, the things I am learning, such as... Read more

Michelle Anderson
Owner, EasyBreezy HR Solutions
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From PhD to Genealogist

Richard, my mentor, has always believed in me. Even at moments of greatest difficulty, he always believed in my abilities, my capability to learn what I need, and my vision for... Read more

Joshua Grayson
owner, Lost Roots Family History

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