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  • How Small Businesses Cash in on County Fairs [INFOGRAPHIC]

    by on July 27, 2011

    The summer months are designed for community activities. Families escape the heat at the local pool, cheer on their local baseball team at the ballpark, and seek out entertainment and amusement at the county fair. The age-old tradition of the county fair encou…

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    The Love A Local Business City Challenge Is Underway

    by on July 25, 2011

    Looking for cash to help run your business? Get your hometown involved!

    We’re giving away $50,000 in grants to the cities that love their local business the most. Intuit’s City-by-City challenge will reward small businesses located in cities that nominate the…

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    Sipping N' Painting Wins Intuit's $50,000 Grand Prize

    by on July 19, 2011

    Sipping N’ Painting has won the $50,000 Grand Prize in Intuit’s Love A Local Business grant competition.  Just last week, the company won our June grant and became one of three finalists to win an additional grant.  Our judge, Shana Rawlings of Harmony in Ho…

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    Brew The Right Thing: The Local San Diego Sells Local Events

    by on July 14, 2011

    The Local Eatery and Drinking Hole in San Diego is a thriving independent bar and restaurant near the Gaslamp District, where it’s been making a name for itself as a locally grown success story.

    Owner Mina Desiderio manages The Local while juggling life as …

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    Intuit Shares the Love with Jefferson City!

    by on July 12, 2011

    Jefferson City, the capital city of Missouri, is one of of two city winners of Intuit’s Love A Local Business City Challenge.  Over 350 businesses in the area were nominated in the month of June on LoveALocalBusiness.com, and because these two communities sho…

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    East Lansing Loves Local Businesses

    by on July 12, 2011

    East Lansing, Michigan showed its love of local businesses in June by nominating over 300 of its hometown businesses for a grant from Intuit’s Love A Local Business grant competition. Because of this, the small town in the heart of Michigan is receiving $26,00…

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    Sipping n' Painting of Denver Wins $25,000

    by on July 8, 2011

    The winner of our $25,000 Intuit Hiring Grant for June is Sipping n’ Painting of Denver, Colorado.  Co-owner Susie Grade was thrilled to hear that her 1.5-year-old business would be able to move to the next level using this grant.

    Sipping n’ Painting aims to…

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    Three Twins Cranks Out Organic Ice Cream Success

    by on July 7, 2011

    I’m blessed to have been born with a twin brother. I’ve also worked as a soda jerk in a San Francisco ice cream shop one summer while I was in college. So when I first heard the name of Three Twins Organic Ice Cream in 2005, I had to check it out.

    Since t…

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