Posts tagged economic development
Go Wild for Wild Tonic.

It's a wild story. When Holly Lyman accidentally stumbled upon the art of “Jun,” she instantly fell in love with this ancient method of fermenting with honey and its signature flavor profile. Little did she know that her next adventure pursuing this lost art would result in an incredible company, headquartered right in Cottonwood, Arizona.

In just two and a half (short) years, Wild Tonic® has become both a leader and disruptor in the beverage industry, filling a void in the market and stirring interest in this historic method of fermentation.

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Dollars for Dreams - Small Business Loans

The American dream has long been an integral part of our national character; building yourself up from the dirt, pulling yourself up by the bootstraps and making something out of nothing. However, in recent times, it isn’t so grand – or as easy as it used to be. The thought of climbing the socioeconomic ladder is daunting to many. Sustainable Economic Development Initiative (SEDI) is leading a charge to change this with a number of its programs, but specifically through Dollars for Dreams. This program allows for small businesses to get the loans they need to succeed, as 45% of small businesses fail because they don’t receive the financing necessary to their business. 

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