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    Port City Moped Revs Up for Summer With Intuit Grant

    by on May 13, 2013

    A hundred years after his great-grandfather opened the first Schwinn bicycle dealership in the city of Charleston, S.C., Jordan Chaplin decided to enter the family business.

    He’d met his future business partner, Dave Jarman, in 2010, while both were employe…

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    Intuit Grant 'Floors' Dance Teacher in Virginia

    by on May 10, 2013

    Melissa Floyd never envisioned owning and operating her own dance studio. But when the opportunity to help others presented itself, she couldn’t turn away the talented young performers who needed her.

    “I was teaching for another studio locally and, unfort…

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    Intuit Helps Fresh Food Market See the Light

    by on May 9, 2013

    Every day in Birmingham, Ala., residents in search of fresh fruits and vegetables unwittingly drive by Freshfully, an independent market that sells exactly what they’re searching for — high-quality, locally grown produce.

    But from the street, Freshfully…

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    Intuit Creates Buzz for Honeybee Rescue Business

    by on May 8, 2013

    On a school field trip to a natural history museum, 8-year-old Bill Walters discovered his life’s passion: beekeeping.

    “I wandered away from the class and got in trouble for it,” he recalls. “But I remember to this day seeing an observation hive. … …

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    Wish Granted for Green Bay's Only Autism Treatment Center

    by on May 7, 2013

    About one of every 88 American children today has been identified with an autism spectrum disorder, according to the latest statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

    The rate of children diagnosed with autism — which occurs across…

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    Intuit Goes to the Dogs (for a Good Cause)

    by on May 6, 2013

    For Dawn Henson of Beaumont, Texas, it was love at first sight.

    Perusing Facebook late one evening in July 2011, Henson saw an unforgettable photo of an aging and seriously ill white German shepherd named Kaiser. He was scheduled to be euthanized the next day…

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    Why You Should Join Your Local Chamber of Commerce

    by on April 26, 2013

    In the era of email, social media, and texting, local chambers of commerce may seem like dinosaurs. However, these business organizations remain one of the best ways to network with other entrepreneurs in virtually any community.

    The Intuit Small Business Bl…

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    How to Become a Local Media Darling

    by on April 25, 2013

    Newk’s Express Café franchisee Todd Jackson first appeared on Good Day Alabama as a solo act, but he has no misconceptions about why the producers keep asking him back. His wife and co-owner, Sonya, is a star attraction.

    “She kind of likes to dress up in…

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