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RI SCORE guidance helps Pawtucket printing company grow

Jeanne Salisbury
President, Minuteman Press
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Ballard’s Inn - Block Island, RI

Marion C. Filippi
CEO, Ballard’s Inn
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The Worm Ladies

Nancy Warner
President, The Worm Ladies of Charlestown, Inc.
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2017 J.G.E. Knight Award for Entrepreneurial Excellence

Susan Lataille
Owner, DiscoverYou Events
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Warwick Ice Cream Co.

Jerry Bucci Jr.
Warwick Ice Cream Co.
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EBS Econotel Business Systems

There are not many budding small businesses that can challenge corporate giants and live to tell about it. But that is exactly what Carol Ann Hurley did 22 years ago. Carol Ann... Read more

Carol Ann Hurley
EBS Econotel Business Systems
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Kid's Kingdom in Business Thanks to SCORE

Ed and Debbie Sullivan
Kid's Kingdom in Business Thanks to SCORE
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Rhode Island 2009 Entrepreneur of the year

Solleydesign
Rhode Island 2009 Entrepreneur of the year
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Covid-19 made me do it: How I pivoted my business during the pandemic.

I’ve been lucky to have my SCORE mentor for over a year now. She has served as a steady guide by keeping me on track with my business goals.  Read more

Christine Elder
Sole Proprietor, Christine Elder Illustration & Design
Sway-Oh icon with product name
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What To Do With An Idea? Make It A Reality With Help From SCORE!

I am fortunate to have several amazing SCORE mentors. I found Dana Connon on the SCORE website, sent her an email, and then set up an in-person meeting. Dana offered resources,... Read more

Shirley Washington
Inventor/Founder, Sway-Oh, LLC
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Building Business and Legacy

SCORE has helped me by defining the role to take in my business and how to work on my business instead of the day-to-day functions. They even recruited me to be a SCORE volunteer. Read more

Dr. Lisa R. McGuthry
CEO/Boutique Boss, Our Favorite Things Boutique & Event Center
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From new business to Oregon Bride Magazine's Best Wedding Planner and All Around Vendor

Almost every year, we've been able to achieve our financial goals, our number of wedding goals, and our growth goals. Even though this past year has been incredibly rough on the... Read more

Briana Denman
Owner, Planner , The Indigo Bride

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