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    Form-A-Corp Wins $25,000 Hiring Grant from Intuit

    by on December 26, 2011

    Helping new small businesses get off the ground is what inspires Adrian Brion (pictured) to get out of bed each morning.

    And fortunately for Brion and his three employees at Form-A-Corp, the office may soon be filled with the friendly voices of new colleagues…

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    Cupcake Queen Wins a Sweet Treat from Intuit with $25,000 Grant

    by on December 17, 2011

    It’s one of the oldest truths of the culinary art — food prepared with love always tastes better.

    For more than a decade, Billie Baird has lovingly baked her signature decadent desserts for customers who are always treated like family.

    Now it’s finally …

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    Bantom Brings Home $25,000 Hiring Grant to Help Grow Green Business

    by on December 9, 2011

    In return for helping others go green in their businesses, Rhonda Bantom is being rewarded with some green of her own.

    Bantom’s Detroit, Michigan-based Bantom Global Industries — a contract manufacturer and supplier of alternative and renewable energy produc…

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    Aqua Salon Proves a Cut Above The Rest

    by on November 23, 2011

    Pictured: Aqua Salon.  Photo courtesy of Noel Buican.

    Noel Buican of Aqua Salon has even more reason to give thanks this holiday weekend.

    Her trendy hair and beauty salon in the Edgebrook community of Chicago, Illinois is the latest Love A Local Business wi…

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    Bath & Body Bistro Wins $25,000 Hiring Grant

    by on November 17, 2011

    Bath & Body Bistro in Albuquerque, NM is our first November Love A Local Business winner! Intuit is awarding the business with a $25,000 hiring grant. Congratulations!

    The winning vote comes from Terri, who praises the company for its innovation: “The i…

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    New York's Heart and Soul Events Wins $25,000 Grant

    by on November 7, 2011

    Heart and Soul Events in Frankfort, New York is our final October Love A Local Business grant winner! As a recipient of one of our nine $25,000 hiring grants, it joins WEBIT Services and Ferrin Accounting as finalists for the Grand Prize to be handed out in ea…

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    Congrats to Ferrin Accounting, Mid-October Hiring Grant Winner!

    by on October 31, 2011

    The second winner of our October Love A Local Business Hiring Grants is Ferrin Accounting. Congratulations! The business has been a fixture on Main Street in Platte City, Missouri for over three decades. Longtime employee Frank Freiss bought the business in 20…

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    WEBIT Services Wins First of Three October Hiring Grants

    by on October 19, 2011

    Pictured: WEBIT Services team.  Photo courtesy of WEBIT Services, Inc.

    With fall in the air and the holidays around the corner, many small business owners are preparing for the busy season and mapping out goals for the next year. To help small business owner…

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