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Episode 21.17 of the SCORE Podcast: Making Lemonade out of Lemons

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August 4, 2021

Co-hosts Tom Nixon and Marc Trail are joined by Beatrice Wolnerman of Bea’s Squeeze and Bea’s Detroit to discuss a unique marketing “gimmick” that turned into a growing beverage brand, shared workspace and merchandising company. Listen to learn her lessons, hear about the importance of mentorship, and incorporate some of Bea’s innovative thinking into your strategic planning and vision.

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Success Story: How Mentoring Helped The Chaga Company

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June 28, 2021

The Chaga Company sources out the finest chaga that we infuse to drinks, treats, snacks, and spices. Chaga is a superfood closely related to a truffle with the highest known immune-modulating properties and antioxidants. Chaga has 35x higher antioxidants than acai with a versatile vanilla flavor.

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SCORE Partner NEI Teams Up with Startup Space to Create Small Business Recovery Resource Hub

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May 13, 2021

SCORE partner NEI (the New Economy Initiative) has collaborated with Startup Space to launch a page connecting you to critical resources, programs and funding. Sign up to access a digital hub that brings all COVID-19 resources, such as links to grant and loan applications, best practices, and trusted information, under one platform.

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The Joy of Mentoring, with SCORE Volunteers

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May 6, 2021

Armando, Marc and Tom are joined by Certified Volunteer Mentor Dick Rappleye and fellow volunteer and mentor Val Moskalik, to honor April as National Volunteers Month and to discuss why working and retired executives alike should consider giving back and paying it forward to the next generation of small business owner.

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Pivoting, Diversification and Employer Best Practices

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April 16, 2021

Co-hosts Armando Ojeda and Tom Nixon are joined by Jennifer Kluge, President and CEO of MichBusiness, Best and Brightest Programs and Corp! magazine to discuss elements of successful growth from the start-up to the C Suite!

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WATCH: SCORE Client Success Story on WXYZ's "Rebound Detroit"

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April 9, 2021

A client of SCORE of Southeast Michigan, along with her Certified Volunteer Mentor (David Broner), was recently featured on Channel 7 Action News "Rebound Detroit" series, profiling Mikayla Frick's inspiring story of perseverence during times of challenge amidst the pandemic.

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Apply Today for SBA's Emerging Leaders Program

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March 26, 2021

Enroll in our partner SBA's Emerging Leaders Program to unlock your growth potential. Seize the time to work on your business, not just in it!

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COVID: A Year in Review, and New Funding Opportunities for 2021

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March 11, 2021

Sean Gray, Economic Development Specialist with the U.S. Small Business Administration meets up with co-hosts Tom Nixon and Marc Trail to discuss the Payment Protection Program (PPP) and Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL). Discussion also explores positive developments within the SBA business community.

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Announcing New Online Hub for Black Small Business Owners

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February 2, 2021

As we celebrate Black History Month, SCORE is proud to announce the launch of its new online resource: SCORE for Black Entrepreneurs.

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How Small Neighborhood Businesses Can Survive and Thrive in 2021

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January 29, 2021

Don Jones, Associate Director of the New Economy Initiative, joins Tom Nixon and Marc Trail to discuss the 12-year journey of building business in Detroit and where we are headed, including NEI's "Neighborhood Business Initiative" and how small businesses can benefit.

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Enrollment Now Open for Goldman Sachs' 10,000 Small Businesses

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January 21, 2021

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is an investment to help small businesses grow and create jobs by providing them with greater access to education, capital, and business support services. To date, more than 9,700 business owners have graduated from the program across all 50 states in the US, Puerto Rico, and Washington, D.C.

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Local Entrepreneur Leverages SCORE Mentorship to Launch Product Online

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November 16, 2020

Mentee Credits Successful Product Launch to Guidance and Support of Certified Volunteer Mentor in Southeast Michigan Chapter of SCORE.

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