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Thursday, May 25 • 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Grandmont Rosedale is growing its' small business community and with the support of Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation, city planning initiatives, and other programs Grandmont Rosedale is now re-visioning Grand River. This program will be an interactive walking tour and discussion with Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation, local businesses, and key partners on how GRDC is using civic and business engagement to support small businesses in the neighborhood. Attendees will learn about the current state of Grandmont Rosedales' commercial corridors and how GRDC and small businesses are using street activation to bring more customer traffic to the neighborhood.  

Hear firsthand the experience of local small businesses on how they got their start in Grandmont Rosedale and what resources they used to open their business. Also, entrepreneurs will learn how GRDC provides a supportive role in business engagement and commercial corridor activation. Entrepreneurs will also learn how they can get involved here in Grandmont Rosedale. 

No specific industry focus required. This discussion is open to any entrepreneur or small business.

Moderators
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Larissa Carr

Grand River WorkPlace Manager, Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation
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Joanna Dueweke

Place-Based Entrepreneurship Track Captain / Advisory Board, Detroit Startup Week, ProsperUS Detroit
Dedicated to helping Detroit’s neighborhoods thrive, Joanna Dueweke is the Program Manager for ProsperUS Detroit where she commits her energy to fostering relationships, empowering entrepreneurs, and supporting community development. Before coming to ProsperUS and while achieving... Read More →

Speakers
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Katrina Brown

Owner, Everything Detroit
Everything Detroit caters to the Detroit Enthusiast with made-in-Detroit and Detroit-branded goods, apparel and personal items from local makers. Our consignment store has unique added value for our consignors and other small business owners - the opportunity to utilize our in-ho... Read More →
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Dante Williams

Cutz Lounge the Grooming Shop


Thursday May 25, 2017 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Grand River WorkPlace 19120 Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI 48223