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Ruff Rubs Canine Massage Therapy and Acupressure, LLC

Bennett sees her SCORE mentor, Frances Fisher, as one of her business’ greatest assets. Read more

Betty Bennett
Ruff Rubs Canine Massage Therapy and Acupressure, LLC
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Clear View Optix

Donna Catterson found out about SCORE through an article in AARP magazine about small business owners who got their start after turning 50. Read more

Ron Catterson
Clear View Optix
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Sisters for Seniors

Since neither of the sisters had owned a formal business before, they know there was a lot they didn’t know about running a successful company. Read more

Stacey Kroll and Stephanie Steffens
Owners, Sisters for Seniors
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Zero to Hero Nutrition

McKiernan explains that perception was a big obstacle when she was first starting her practice. Read more

Fiona McKiernan
Owner, Zero to Hero Nutrition
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True North Veterinary Hospital

Mentor Dick Ficke started working with Battenfelder to develop a business plan in 2012. Read more

Dr. Kate Battenfelder
Owner , True North Veterinary Hospital
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Fit to Recover

Acker worked with volunteer mentor Doug McNeil to realize his dream. Read more

Ian Acker
founder and executive director, Fit to Recover
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Barkly Pets

The Barkly team worked with Hal Shelton, who met with the co-founders monthly to discuss raising capital and scaling the business. Read more

Christopher Gonzalez, Dave Comisky and Jim Camut
Co-founders, Barkly
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Emind Wellness & Training Institute

Miller faced a new challenge when she realized she would need to shift from life as a student and clinician to that of a business owner. “I was perfect on paper. Read more

Dr. Lorrie J. Miller
Owner, Emind Wellness & Training Institute