Jolliet House and the Mary Tyler Moore balcony

Downtown dwellers, rejoice: Lunch is in at Jolliet House, located in the former Basil’s space in the IDS Center.

Casa de Esperanza

On May 31, Casa de Esperanza will mark 35 years with ¡Adelante Esperanza!, a gala celebrating transformational Latin@ leadership not only in the Twin Cities but on a national level. “We grew from a small shelter program in 1982 to now the largest Latin@ organization that is focused on violence against women and girls and focused on community engagement work in Latin@ communities,” said Casa de Esperanza CEO Patricia Tototzintle. 

The Coven was created to “cultivate a dynamic and diverse community of people who inspire each other to live more empowered lives”. Each week they host different events for members and this week Wendy Wiesman, a founding member, kicked off her #LetsLead series with an inspiring presentation on leadership. 

Meet Minneapolis has released a new study that revealed more than 33 million people visited the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area in 2017, breaking the 2016 record by 2.5%.

MacKenzie Weldon, VP, Commercial Sales at Cambria

True Talent Group hosted their annual Marketing + Creative Leaders Summit with keynote speaker MacKenzie Weldon, VP, Commercial Sales at Cambria and a series of panels covering digital marketing to hiring and retaining top talent. A key theme that arose from the event centered around the human connection.

As small business owners, your voice matters. According to the Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy research, in Minnesota, there are more than 500,000 small businesses, representing 99.5% of all MN business and 47.9% of all employees. Therefore, finding ways to make small business successful is important locally and nationally.

Minnesota-based Love Your Melon has launched its new Beanie Giving Machine Initiative to provide an immediate impact for children battling cancer when they need it most.

This week is National Small Business week. As part of the celebration, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Minnesota District Office will be recognizing 12 small businesses across the state.

You know that feeling you get when you just think about calling customer service? You do anything to avoid it — scouring the company’s website or searching message boards to find the answer to your problem.