Minority Enterprise Development

I am embarrassed that, in my running around lately, I failed to post here about Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week, which just ended. This is especially remiss since I am on the MED Committee! My only excuse was that I was so busy trying to promote MED Week on other channels, I forgot to use my own.  That said, it was a very successful week of free events and workshops for entrepreneurs. There was a nice preview story in the Citizen-Times, click here to read it. There will be a wrap up story in the Mountain Xpress, I’ll share it … Continue reading Minority Enterprise Development

Minority Enterprise Development Week

Here is a story I wrote for the October 2, 2013 issue of Mountain Xpress. Minority Enterprise Week of WNC recognizes local entrepreneurs Three-time world champion Cherokee hoop dancer Daniel Tramper helped kick off the 30th Annual Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week of WNC Awards. Tramper was one of four local winners recognized at the event, held Sept. 26 at Homewood in Montford. Established in 1982 by President Ronald Reagan, MED Week aims “to recognize the outstanding achievements of minority businesses and to honor those corporations and financial institutions that support minority business development.” MED Week of WNC launched in … Continue reading Minority Enterprise Development Week