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Build Basics Classes for Entrepreneurs in Ferndale Begin April 6

February 14th 2020

Our curriculum is learner-centered, hands-on and activity based, so you’ll be doing as much as you’ll be listening.

Holly Kids Show Off Small Business Skills

August 27th 2018

Holly Kids Show Off Small Business Skills (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 27, 2018) Holly, MI- Though it may have seemed full of fun with all the face paint, sparkling body scrubs, imitation dog poop, and dinosaurs with succulents growing out of their backs, the Holly Children’s Business Fair held some serious lessons for the young […]

BUILD Institute Launching in Ferndale with Event for Entrepreneurs Dec. 6

November 30th 2017

BUILD Institute Launching in Ferndale with Event for Entrepreneurs Dec. 6 Ferndale, MI –  The City of Ferndale’s vibrant business environment is expanding to offer resources to business entrepreneurs in Ferndale. Join us on Wednesday, December 6th at the Rust Belt Market for the launch of Open City Ferndale, a panel discussion, resource fair and networking event for […]

We Got This #3: Jess McClary, Owner of McClary Bros Drinking Vinegars in Farmington

July 1st 2016

We Got This #3:  Jess McClary, Owner of McClary Bros Drinking Vinegars in Farmington (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 1, 2016) Farmington, MI – Women from around the world gathered in Washington DC on June 14 for the United States of Women Summit.   The event featured a series of speakers celebrating the successes of women while […]

Southfield: Cookie Dreams Come True for Former Assembly Line Worker

October 18th 2015

Southfield: Cookie Dreams Come True for Former Assembly Line Worker (Catherine Ticer, Oct. 18, 2015) Crystal Scott’s transformation from Chrysler assembly line worker to cookie entrepreneur is one of determination, focus and confidence in her ability to realize a dream that began when she was seven. After taking a buyout from the automaker during the […]