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Masks On, Hair Done: How A Salon Survived Lockdown

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26 Feb

Tiffany Haywood

Tiffany Haywood became a member of the Center for Economic Empowerment & Development (CEED) in November of 2019. As a Business Consultant, she helps clients during the different stages of their business development focusing on sharing the skills needed to build their customer base through social

25 Feb

Katlin Neese

Katlin Neese became a member of the Women’s Business Center of Fayetteville at CEED in March of 2018. She began her career with the WBC as a part-time Business Consultant and is now the Director. She manages the Women’s Business Center program by focusing on the

24 Feb

Suzy Hrabovsky

Suzy Hrabovsky (RA-BOW-Ski) is a native of Fayetteville, North Carolina. She currently serves as the Executive Director of CEED, the Center for Economic Empowerment and Development. While at CEED, she has guided the organization into becoming an Emergency Solutions Grant provider to assist those facing

23 Feb

Pretlow D’Allen

Don’t Stop Don’t Quit Fitness, known as DSDQ, is a gym that has been open since 2014. DSDQ’s mission is to make fitness

11 Feb

William Allison

William Allison has been in business in Fayetteville for over 10 years. He owns a bail bond business and has several income-producing properties.

11 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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