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Jaime Frinak - From High Fashion to Holistic Nutrition

The monthly new entrepreneurial Women's Business Roundtable has been great; it's been helpful to connect with women who are in similar circumstances as myself in business and work Read more

Jaime Frinak
Owner, Food with Attitude
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Chef Eva - For The Love of Food

My mentors know all the details of business ownership inherent to the US (which are totally foreign to me) in addition to knowing a great deal about Asheville. Read more

Eva Andes
Business Owner and Chef, Chef Eva
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Farm Tables Etc.

Harris Clark identified his biggest challenge as navigating the legal and procedural aspects of creating a business. Read more

Harris Clark
Owner, Farm Tables Etc.
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Red-Carpet Learning Systems

SCORE put together a business advisory team (BAT) to help Cutting manage her business growth. Read more

Donna Cutting
Red-Carpet Learning Systems, Inc.
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Encore Travel of Banner Elk says "Thanks, High Country SCORE"

Wendy Snider
Owner, Encore Travel
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Reaching for the Sky

"My main challenge has been keeping up with demand and creating a positive environment for my staff which encourages longevity with the company. SCORE has been a great source of in Read more

Geoff Gillikin
General Manager and Owner, Sunshine Window Cleaning
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Don't Be Afraid to Ask for Advice

"Having a Business Advisory Team has helped me learn how to position myself as a higher-level service provider, which has allowed me to charge higher prices for the work I do, work Read more

Chelsea Baldwin
Owner and Founder, Copy Power
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A Social Enterprise: PEACE Pros

SCORE was able to help in numerous ways, from marketing to guiding me through the process of due diligence and more legal aspects of my business. Read more

Timothy Sadler
Owner and Community Activist, PEACE Pros
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Crow Bar Farm Foods - Best in Show

Jo and Sharon worked with Asheville SCORE on various aspects of their business from marketing, labeling to creating a business plan and being their sounding board.   Read more

Sharon Smith and Jo Wainright
Owners and Creators, Crow Bar Farm Foods
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Eco-Depot Marketplace: Planting a Seed in Asheville's River Arts District

"My biggest challenge was not speaking 'Contractor-ese.' While I surrounded myself with trustworthy people to help me deal with a negative contractor relationship, I also had to le Read more

Shelley Schenker
Owner and Artist, Eco-Depot Marketplace
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