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Teacher Turns Opera House Into Thriving Community Center

De Heaton
Executive Director, Corning Opera House Cultural Center
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DPI Quality Custom Finishes: A true American success story made possible with SCORE's help.

With guidance, helping to overcome hurdles, providing alternative solutions and by acting as someone to bounce ideas and concerns off of. Read more

Mark and Shannon Debner
DPI Quality Custom Finishes: A true American success story made possible with SCORE's help.
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Gilded Pear Gallery

Suzy McGrane-Hop
Owner/CEO, Gilded Pear Gallery
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Kim's Animal House

“The biggest obstacles we had were organization, bookkeeping and accounting," Odeen says. "Jim Williams, our SCORE mentor, helped us find a great accountant that helped us get... Read more

Kim Odeen
Kim's Animal House
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Classic Tax

Classic Tax
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Cabinet Studio

Cabinet Studio & Lighting
Cabinet Studio
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Czech Feather and Down

Cookie Vanous
Czech Feather and Down
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VIPs - Veterinary Services Succeeds with the help of SCORE Mentor

Christine Woodford
VIPs - Veterinary Services Succeeds with the help of SCORE Mentor
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SCORE helps Jules Bakery Open Their Doors

SCORE helps Jules Bakery Open Their Doors
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Flower Connections

Linda Jack
Flower Connections
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Czech Feather & Down Company

In spring 2005, Cookie contacted Cedar Rapids SCORE for marketing advice and began meeting with John Ruth. Vanous worked with mentor Ruth to develop a comprehensive marketing plan... Read more

Cookie Vanous
Czech Feather & Down Company
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Creating Cozy Sanctuaries Anywhere

Reach objectives, plan for the future, launch the business. Read more

Julia Petrus
Owner, Cozy with Posey

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