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SBDC Success Story: Master Woodcraft Corporation

Located in Washington, PA, Master Woodcraft Corporation was founded in 1987 as a commercial made-to-order woodshop that fabricates custom casework and architectural millwork. Currently employing 20 full and part time employees, the company specializes in…

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SBDC Success Story: Blanket & Board, LLC

Blanket & Board is an event planning company co-owned by social workers Tierra Thorne and Colleen Peddycord. They provide pop-up, luxury picnics set in Pittsburgh’s public parks as well as offering private event catering. Thorne…

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operator of unison bike with two examples of their bike works

SBDC Success Story- Unison Bike Lab Inc.

Located in downtown Pittsburgh, PA, Unison Bike Lab Inc. provides custom built bicycles and accessories to cyclists who love outdoor recreation. Tom Demagall, a part-owner, has owned other Pittsburgh-based bicycle companies for over two decades.…

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Keyna Noguiera Cook (right) and Tim Guthrie (left) of Casa Brasil in Highland Park

Entrepreneur Highlight: Keyla Nogueira Cook, Casa Brasil

This February, we’re highlighting black entrepreneurs from our community to share more about their passions, talent, drive, hard work, and continued efforts to realize their entrepreneurial visions with our wider regional audience. Keyla Nogueira Cook…

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Kerry-Ann Flowers, entrepreneur of of K. Flowers Designs posing for a photo on a Pittsburgh city street

Entrepreneur Highlight: K. Flowers Designs, LLC

This February, we’re highlighting black entrepreneurs from our community to share more about their passions, talent, drive, hard work, and continued efforts to realize their entrepreneurial visions with our wider regional audience. Kerry-Ann Flowers has…

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