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Passion to Profit: Starting Your Own Business with Think Local First

by Borderstan.com — November 6, 2012 at 4:00 pm 0


The Foundry, Lettie Gooch and  Boundless Yoga. (Luis Gomez Photos)

From Rachel Nania. Check out her blog, Sear, Simmer & Stir. Follow Nania on Twitter @rnania, email her at rachel[AT]borderstan.com.

On Thursday, November 8, Think Local First and Live Green will sponsor a Locals Unplugged event, From Passion to Profit- How Three Local Women Left Big Box to Start their Own Businesses. The two-hour-long panel will take place at 8 am at Ben’s Chili Bowl (1213 U Street NW).

Throughout the event, Theresa Watts of Lettie Gooch, Kim Weeks of Boundless Yoga and Yvette Freeman of The Foundry will discuss how they got started, how they manage their successful businesses and where they see their businesses going in the future. The morning series includes a continental breakfast, a speaking session, a Q&A session and networking opportunities.

Tickets to the event are $15 for Think Local First members, $20 for students and nonprofits and $25 for non-members.

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