Ten Micro-Grants Awarded to Entrepreneurs

Blue Water Startups & Entrepreneurs gathered in an open-air barn at Green Thumb Gourmet Garlic in China Twp last night to award ten micro-grants to local entrepreneurs.

The micro-grants of $200 each will help local businesses with marketing costs, websites, business supplies, and other costs associated with getting a new or young business more established in the community.

The grants were funded through the generosity of the Community Foundation of St. Clair County and distributed through Blue Water Startups & Entrepreneurs, a supportive group of business owners who meet to encourage one another in their entrepreneurial journeys.

The following businesses were awarded grants:

  • D B Delivery Solutions
  • Dannie Shalom Beauty Supply
  • Loving Hands Home Care Services
  • Main Street Ensemble
  • Pretty N Peace
  • RM International Resources Group
  • Sheer Brilliance
  • The Cookie Bar- St. Clair
  • The Makairos Life
  • Zoe Counseling & Consulting

Matt Brooks, Founder of the Blue Water Startups & Entrepreneurs said, “We are excited about these entrepreneurial pursuits and look forward to having them plug into our community of peers.”

Reporting for WGRT – Jessie Wiegand