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Finding Strength At Peak Physical Therapy

Abbie Dyer - Jun 29, 2022 11:26:50 AM

Strength. Courage. Endurance. These motivating principles guide the patients at Peak Physical Therapy on their path to recovery. The story of this Brighton, Michigan business started because one...

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Tapping Into A New Culinary Community

Guest Writer - Jun 28, 2022 9:40:42 AM

Kevin and Nick are the owners of Tapped Coffee + Eats1, an innovative eatery and community space with locations in Royal Oak and Canton. Tapped prides itself on a flagship nitro cold brew coffee...

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Proxie: Empowering A New Generation Of Entrepreneurs

Guest Writer - Jun 28, 2022 9:33:51 AM

 

 

Autumn is the owner and founder of Proxie, an entrepreneurship consulting organization based in Detroit. Her organization provides technical assistance and coaching to Black women...

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Serving Up Bold Flavors At Bao Boys

Abbie Dyer - May 3, 2022 9:29:00 AM

Brian K. and Steven C. started Bao Boys, a popular food truck in York Yard, to share their love of food with the Ann Arbor community. Bao, or baozi, is a steamed bun with a fluffy, pillowy texture....

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A Passion For Fashion at Bleu Bowtique

Abbie Dyer - Feb 18, 2022 11:06:56 AM

Ne’Gyle B. knows that a good outfit can set the tone for your entire day. The color, cut, style, pattern, and material of your clothing can help express who you are as an individual. And when you...

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LaToya’s Story: From Scholarship Recipient To Recent Graduate

Abbie Dyer - Aug 31, 2021 9:32:43 AM

When each of us has power, we all have power. To pursue our dreams. And inspire others to follow their dreams too. LaToya W., a 2019 Lake Trust Foundation scholarship recipient, found her power as a...

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Brewed For Success: The Brighton Coffeehouse Story

Abbie Dyer - Oct 1, 2019 2:13:51 PM

It’s a sunny afternoon and the warmth in the air follows you when you enter the brick building. A Frank Sinatra tune fills the room and familiar faces greet you by name. As you wait in anticipation...

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The Ride to Creating A Well-Loved Business At Hometown Bicycles

Abbie Dyer - Jun 30, 2019 9:51:36 PM

In an old roller rink on the outskirts of downtown Brighton, Michigan, walls splashed with vibrant colors and bike-themed gifts welcome bicycle enthusiasts. Most people who walk through the door are...

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Finding a Home with Momentum Construction 

Abbie Dyer - Jan 26, 2018 2:34:40 PM

There’s nothing more refreshing than the feeling of being home at the end of a long day. It’s this sentiment of comfort and personalization that Adam and Drew, co-owners of Momentum Construction,...

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Bringing Back the Art of the Family Dinner

Abbie Dyer - Jun 28, 2017 4:39:40 PM

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...


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