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Small Business Success Stories

Abandoned Building Transforms 
Community shops

An old building in Washington, Iowa sat empty for decades. No one could fill up all 15,000 square feet. So, the community came together and divided the space into smaller "village" shops. They brought it back to life and gave their community an exciting new addition.

YouTube Saves Family-Business

Family-owned jewelry business located on Main Street in Crown Point, Indiana had to shut down in March. Cleverly, they used YouTube livestreams to survive and thrive during COVID-19.

Texan Restaurant Survives COVID-19

Alejandra Chávez, chef and owner of the Thyme Matters restaurant in El Paso, Texas faced many uphill battles in 2020: shutdowns, letting employees go, and more. Biden's COVID-19 relief plan saved her business of 17 years.

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