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    Twin Cities Entrepreneurs Realize Their Vision

    Posted by on Apr 1, 2013 in Blog, CDFI Fund TA, Job Creation, Lending, Small Businesses | 0 comments

    Twin Cities Entrepreneurs Realize Their Vision

    The Payans moved to Minnesota from Chicago in 1993, and they soon noticed there were no fresh tortillas in Minneapolis. With a growing Latino community in the Twin Cities, they saw a need and decided to open up their own tortilla factory.

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    Northern Initiatives helps Marquette Jeweler Expand Business, Double Sales

    Posted by on Feb 11, 2013 in CDFI Fund TA, Lending, Small Businesses | 0 comments

    Northern Initiatives helps Marquette Jeweler Expand Business, Double Sales

    Beth Millner has been working with jewelry crafts for nearly her entire life. Living in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula for the past several years, she finds herself constantly inspired by nature and the change of seasons. Specializing in sterling silver, copper, brass and gold jewelry with a nature theme, she’s designed more than 1000 pieces of jewelry, showing her work at art and craft fairs and music festivals around Michigan for the past 5 years.

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