I am really excited to have this opportunity. Just found out this morning about winning. Still, need some details, but am super excited. I will be doing my Pop Up at Schroeder’s Department Store in Two Rivers, WI for the months of November and December. There address is 1623 Washington St, Two Rivers, WI 54241. This is part of the Two Rivers Main Street program. It starts Monday, November 5th and ends Monday, December 31st.
Two Rivers is trying hard and succeeding at reviving their city. Many new shops are there that people from bigger cities will enjoy, but not too big city that it loses it small town appeal.
Although the picture I used may not look like my retail space there, it is retail I have at a current place. Still, some things to work out.
I will be competing in the Light Up the Lakeshore and hopefully will win. There is a write up in the Inside UW-Green Bay News. I registered for another competition gBETA also. People were questioning why I would try to finish my business administration degree. I already had a minor in business administration and have small business experience. I am glad I did that is for sure. My professor Ryan Kauth who has been the professor for several classes knows my dedication and drive. He has told me about a few contests to apply for money, learning some things that my other education has missed, and other connections. I believe he does this for other people that he believes can start and grow businesses. He is a huge advocate for these people. I am glad I am one of the people he believes in. If you would like to attend there is a Facebook event with some details here.
Oh, also I have set up with Square for people who want to buy gift cards for people. This will be handy during the holiday season and well for other special occasions. You can buy an online gift card here.