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Orlando mayor encourages shopping small business as pandemic continues

In neighborhoods like Audubon Park, the streets are lined with locally owned stores whose owners were forced by the pandemic to rethink the way they do business.As more vaccines are administered however, hope is ramping up.Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer says Orlando’s small businesses need help.“Every one of them still continues to hurt because of COVID,” Dyer said.This week, Dyer’s Office approved ten businesses to receive rental assistance. That brings the total receiving help from the assistance program to 47.“The next time you have a want or need, think small first,” Dyer said.At the Owl’s Attic on Corrine Drive, shop owner … Read More

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Jacksonville non-profit working to establish Youth Business Mall

Krumpin’ 4 Success, Inc. runs an entrepreneurship program, and the business mall would provide a kind of incubator space for local teens’ business ventures.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A new venture by a Jacksonville non-profit will give young adults with business ideas space to let their ventures flourish while learning what it takes to start a business.

Krumpin’ 4 Success, Inc. is a local youth organization “dedicated to decreasing risk-taking behaviors & youth recidivism through providing creative, activities and promoting academic stability, economic sufficiency, positive mental health and successful transition to productive citizenship.”

Shanna Carter, the group’s CEO and founder, said

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California businesses fleeing to Oklahoma amid COVID for economic incentives, governor says

Gov. Kevin Stitt, R-Okla, says the number of businesses moving to Oklahoma has “never been bigger” amid the coronavirus pandemic.

“We’re having companies from California, some of these heavily regulated states, high-tax states, states that are just so frustrated that they’re still shut down,” Stitt said on FOX Business’ “Varney and Co.”

TULSA, OKLAHOMA WILL PAY YOU $10G UP FRONT TO BUY A HOUSE THERE

He said the appeal isn’t limited to business – a lot of

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