Posts in Category: ncceed

Helping Out the Mommas

Were you breastfed as a baby? If you’re a parent, did you or your partner breastfeed your child? Society takes breastfeeding for granted – a natural ability all mothers possess. But in reality, breastfeeding does not come easily for all moms. Lactation can be influenced by

10 May

Now’s the Time to Teach Your Kids About Money

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23 Mar

Julie Bleam

Julie Bleam has worked in the Customer Service Industry for over 40 years. She joined the Women’s Business Center at CEED in May 2022, where she is the Director of First Impressions.  She is the first person to welcome our clients to the beginning of their

8 Mar

Masks On, Hair Done: How A Salon Survived Lockdown

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26 Feb

Meet CEED’s Executive Director: Suzy Hrabovsky

When Suzy Hrabovsky first interviewed for a job at the WBC, she didn’t get it. She figured that the CEED founder and then-executive director, the late Sylvia Ray, didn’t like her. So Suzy turned back to her other career until another opportunity to join CEED cropped

20 Jan

Meet the WBC Staff

Happy New Year! To celebrate the season of renewed ambition and goal-setting, we spend this episode getting to know the people behind the Women’s Business Center. The team shares their history with the organization, their goals for 2021 and a few laughs.

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8 Jan

Four Hours All to Yourself: Drop-in Daycare in a Pandemic

Tiffany Martinez is here to tell you: you’re not a bad parent if you’re sick of your kids, especially in this pandemic. Her business, Imagination Station, specializes in providing a nurturing environment in which kids can learn and play while the parents/caregivers get a well-deserved break.

20 Nov

The Grand Opening: Cupcakes and COVID-19

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22 Oct
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