small business

Local baker inspired to make "organic" a cornerstone of her business

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 09-15-2011 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Shuttling between her Fulton Heights home and the certified kitchen of a nearby church*, Erika Jane Hanson squeezes in her roles as baker and chocolatier for Oven Mitt Bakery during her daughter’s naps. Hanson juggles her new bakery with her life as...

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Sizzling SBV for 4th of July Week

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 07-06-2010 under NONPROFITS

Each week the Volunteer Center will highlight an exciting skill-based volunteer opportunity found on our Volunteer Solutions website. This week's opportunity comes from The Grand Rapids Chaper of SCORE: This skill-based opportunity is for those...

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New Entrepreneurs: The Key to our Future

by (LCirivello)

Submitted 11-03-2009 under OPINION

Everybody I know is tightening their belt right now. Many have lost jobs ,and others worry about the possibility. I see less impulse spending and more talk of home cooking and low-cost entertainment.   But while there is plenty of uncertainty...

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