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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 pro 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. 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. Read more

Laura Cochran
Whisk Culinary Services LLC
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Perfectly Pennsylvania

Karen says, “SCORE is one of the first places to go when you start a business. Read more

Karen DeKlinski
Perfectly Pennsylvania
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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 businesse Read more

Felix Milner
Red Lion Custom Woodworks
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Anita's Biscottis

SCORE mentor Chet Shoop helped Skrocki start her business. Read more

Anita Skrocki
Owner, Anita's Biscottis
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Be That Person Inc.

Coffman chose SCORE because it was one of the few programs available to organizations that had not yet filed for 501(c)3 status. Coffman worked with SCORE mentor Barb Ellerbrook. Read more

Nakia Coffman
Executive Director, Be That Person Inc.
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Access Advocates

Falstad first sought out mentoring from SCORE in 2011. SCORE mentors helped Falstad develop the basic structure for his business, preparing him to rebrand as Access Advocates. Read more

Hank Falstad
Access Advocates

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