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Lindsay Li / August 20, 2018 / Stories

FireLake Arena is making its mark as “the” event center to choose in the Greater Shawnee area. Boasting more than 52,000 square feet of space, and seating up to 5,000, the spacious facility can host events of all kinds.

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Lindsay Li / June 8, 2018 / Stories

With the support of the Wells Fargo Diverse Community Capital Program, LEAF has increased their capacity to provide one on one technical assistance to diverse small businesses in the greater Bosto

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/ June 8, 2018 / Stories

Cinnaire, a non-profit CDFI that provides creative loans, investments and development services, recently provided an $11.5 million New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) allocation to support the new construction of a 350,000 square foot, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility for EJ Group, Inc.

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Caitlin McShane / May 4, 2018 / Stories

You could say that every week is Small Business Week at Opportunity Fund. Every day, we work with inspiring entrepreneurs who have worked hard to build businesses that support themselves and their families. This week is national Small Business Week, and we use this time for a special celebration of all the hard-working small business owners, who support their families, hold up our economy, enrich our communities—and inspire us to do the work that we do!

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/ May 3, 2018 / Stories

Daddy’s Soul Food and Grille is located in Milwaukee’s west side on a busy urban street scattered with vacant store fronts. Open since the fall of 2014, Daddy’s has become a neighborhood destination as evidenced by its long lines during prime times.

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