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Bringing Back the Art of the Family Dinner

June 28, 2017

 

What's for dinner? It's the dreaded question that plagues all of us in the evening hours. When we're tired from a long day, the last thing most of us want to do is make another decision. So, we reach for fast food or find some other quick solution to stave off our hunger pains. Instead of offering another take-out option, Lake Trust business members Dan and Liz found a unique way to help families enjoy mealtime again.

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Topics: Member stories, Be Yourself, Small Business

The Strength of Her Passion: Del's Story

September 16, 2016

 

On an early Tuesday morning, a group of six women gathers together in a small studio. Music blares from a speaker and each woman hustles to her assigned station to begin working out. In the flurry of quick movements stands Del, the class instructor. Her commanding voice is full of energy as she calls out words of encouragement to each woman in the room. 

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Topics: Member stories, Be Yourself, Small Business

Changing the Game: Ultimate Soccer Arenas

June 15, 2016

 

Each time George went to cheer on his daughters at their soccer games, he always left feeling uncomfortable and frustrated. He missed shots because the lights weren't bright enough, the summer months brought on sweltering heat and the brisk evenings were felt indoors. After attending too many games with inadequate facilities, George finally had enough and decided to take matters into his own hands. 

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Topics: Member stories, Giving Back, Be Yourself, Small Business

Finding a New Dream: Kaya Coffee House

August 26, 2015


Call it a stroke of luck or a chance of fate. When Emily heard that her old college hangout, a coffee house on the campus of Central Michigan University, was for sale, she knew that it was time for a major life change. Just a few months in as a business owner, she's loving the fact that she finally has the opportunity to call all the shots.

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Topics: Member stories, Be Yourself, Small Business