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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Elk River Books in Livingston

Elk River Books would probably still be just a hobby without the help we got from SCORE mentors; their help was essential to making our business what it is today. Read more

Andrea Peacock and Marc Beaudin
co-owners, Elk River Books
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First Lutheran Church of Bozeman

SCORE mentors never make you feel like you don't know something you feel you should, and they are readily available for support when you need it. Read more

Kit Craft
Operations Administrator, First Lutheran Church of Bozeman
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Cowboy Cricket Farms

SCORE mentor Rick Sanders has helped the Rolins find direction within their niche market. The Rolins credit Rick with helping to formulate the idea of giving tours at the farm... Read more

Cowboy Cricket Farms
President, Cowboy Cricket Farms
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From the Courtroom to the Stage!

How a Lifelong Passion Became a Passion Project I met Karen Chapelle at the Parkman Branch Library in Detroit after she had signed up to be mentored by SCORE volunteers. I was... Read more

Karen Chapelle
Event Coordinator
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Kid's Atelier's Anastasiya McCurry

SCORE provided all necessary resources to be successful every step of the way, from basic business planning resources, such as templates and working spreadsheets, to the variety... Read more

Anastasiya McCurry
Kid's Atelier