Jevona Watson Opens Up Dream Coffee Shop in Hometown DetroitJevona Watson, Owner of Detroit Sip, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the idea behind the coffee shop and why it's important for small businesses to keep growing within the community.
Cadillac Square Marketplace Featuring Local Small Businesses Opens November 10-December 31Bedrock and the Rocket Community Fund are teaming up to make Downtown Detroit a winter wonderland throughout the colder months, with the return of the Downtown Detroit Markets and a host of other wintry family activities. The Cadillac Lodge by Bea’s will return to Cadillac Square on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, and new this year are the 1001 Winter Wonders and Decked Out Shopping Days.
Whitmer: $6.5 Billion Available For Small Businesses, Resource Deployment Must Be StrategicGov. Gretchen Whitmer says resource deployment for small businesses must be strategic as $6.5 billion is made available through the American Rescue Plan, while small business owners say that although they’ve made it through the thick of the pandemic, the struggle is not over.
Jennyfer Crawford Uses Background in Project Management To Build a Career Advocating for Small BusinessesJennyfer Crawford, Founder of Ask Jennyfer, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the importance of shining a light on entrepreneurs across the city of Detroit.
Comcast To Award $1M In Grants To Detroit Minority-Owned Small Businesses. Here’s Everything To KnowComcast is offering $1 million in grants for Detroit’s minority owned businesses. Here's everything you need to know.
Whitmer's State Of The State Address Focused On Pandemic And Growing Michigan's EconomyGovernor Gretchen Whitmer's 3rd State of the State address, focused on the pandemic and growing the economy.
The Rust Belt Market Becomes An Anchor Storefront For Over 40 Small Businesses, Creates A Community Of SupportTiffany Best, Co-Owner of The Rust Belt Market, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the different small businesses within the market and how they are supporting them.
Downtown Rochester Uses "Love Local" Campaign To Support Small Businesses Through The PandemicKristi Trevarrow, Executive Director of the Rochester Downtown Development Authority, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss the plans the DDA started on in March to help small businesses across Rochester.
Grant Applications Now Open For Michigan Small Businesses Impacted By COVID-19Small businesses in Michigan impacted by COVID-19 and the recent Gatherings and Mask Order can now apply for funding. 
$10M Pandemic Grant Awarded To Small Businesses In MichiganA $10 million dollar pandemic grant is being awarded to small businesses in Michigan. 
Lift Detroit Offers Certification To 250 Manufacturing WorkersAn advanced manufacturing program is being offered to small businesses hit hard by the pandemic.