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SCORE Helps Launch Doylestown Cat Café

After retiring from her career as a math teacher, Eilene Shaffer was intrigued by her daughter’s suggestion to start a cat café in the heart of Doylestown. The MeWow Cat Café... Read more

Eilene Shaffer
MeWow Cat Café
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SCORE Helps Couple Launch Consulting Business

After spending 35 years working for the city of Philadelphia, Pat O’Donnell knows the ins and outs of the permitting process. So much so, that after retiring in January, O’Donnell... Read more

Pat and Terri O'Donnell
Owners, O’Donnell Alliance, LLC
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Scenties

Dahn worked with SCORE mentor Gene Murtha, who helped her develop and refine her product. Murtha also helped Dahn make important business connections. Dahn credits Murtha with... Read more

Kara Dahn
Scenties
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Nektar

Gialias sought met SCORE mentor Gene Murtha at a SCORE event that Gialias hosted. At the time, Gialias was deep in multitasking -- he was simultaneously purchasing real estate,... Read more

Nick Gialias
Nektar

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