November 26, 7-9 pm, come hear Soli Pierce, Founder, Sherwood Forest Design, and David Schofield, Owner, SBS Printing and Shipping. As a young mother and artist, Soli initially launched what is now a world-wide business from her home enabling her at the time to stay home with her young son. After a career in advertising and marketing, David acquired SBS when he was looking for a local business to grow.
Rochelle Udell will be leading our next Meet the Entrepreneur Next Door event with a conversation about The Power of the Brand. Rochelle practices as a Creative Marketing Consultant, who is also a renowned Creative Director, an artist and entrepreneur. At her induction into the Creative Art Director's Hall of Fame, she was introduced as "a creative director whose mission it to change the world by changing how we see it". She is also member of the Ossining Arts Council, who are supporting this event.
Join us for an evening of social entrepreneurship. Tamarah Bridgewater, co-founder of ENUBuilds, founder of ArtinaBoxCo and local Ossining resident, will share her story of starting two social enterprises. Then Monika Mitchell, founder of the award winning GoodBusinessNY and serial entrepreneur will speak to us about "How to Solve the World's Problems through Social Enterprise." Monika travels around the U.S. and the globe teaching programs on how entrepreneurship can be used to solve social challenges. Down to Earth Markets, 173 Main Street, 3rd flr., Ossining, NY 10562
Join us for a special evening about creativity and entrepreneurship as Sharon Rowe shares her story of writing "The Magic of Tiny Business". Come grab a drink, join the conversation and be inspired to design your future. Sharon will have copies of her book available for purchase and she’ll be signing them for you!
Kendra Rossney, Kripalu Certified Yoga instructor, Owner & Founder, Dragonfly Wellness Yoga Studio and Laurie Gershgorn, Chef and founder Healthy Culinary Creations, personal chef services and Good Choice Kitchen, restaurant, catering and cooking lessons.
Miriam Haas, Founder, and Jon Zeltsman, President, Down to Earth Markets, and Karen D'Attore, Executive Director, IFCA, share their stories of social entrepreneurship.173 Main Street, Ossining, 3rd floor, Down to Earth Markets office.
Harry Campbell, owner Biofeedback Resources International offering biofeedback and neurofeedback services in Ossining, Yorktown, and Bronx, New York. Jovita and Mark Jefferson, founders Exquisite Coffee Plantation, dedicated to bringing to market the delicious green coffee bean from Jovita's family home in southern Guatemala and striving to build support and foster sustainable relationships with their environment, community and customers.
Dennis Roche, co-founder Burbio.com, a service that streams thousands of live school and community calendars for residents so they can stay up to date in real time. Sharon Rowe, founder Eco-Bags Products, which kick-started the reusable bag movement, thirty years ago, with the clean sourced brand, ECOBAGS®.
Ken Coogan, Founder and Managing Partner CooganPartners, supporting experiential forums where senior managers meet to exchange ideas and experiences and Peter Murdoch, owner Cravin Jamaican Cuisine, a local eatery, share their stories and insights and welcome questions. Another great networking and learning opportunity! Down to Earth Farmers Markets, 173 Main Street, Ossining, New York.
Kathryn and Luis Corena, owners First Village Coffee, and Neil Woolf, owner Bob's Army and Navy, share their journeys and observations and welcome questions and insights from our participants. Ossining Arts Council (OAC), Steamer Firehouse, 117 Main Street, Ossining, New York.
Lindsay Farrell, CEO of Open Door Family Medical Centers and Jessica Irons, Founder of Theater O will share their entrepreneurship journeys and invite questions and insights from our participants. We will meet in the Open Door conference room, 3rd floor, 165 Main Street, Ossining, New York.
We launched our entrepreneur conversation series in the offices of DOWN TO EARTH MARKETS,on Main Street Ossining. CHIP COHEN OF MELROSE LUMBER & HARDWARE and JUSTINE LACKEY, FOUNDER OF GOODCENTS BOOKKEEPING, led a thought provoking and stimulating conversation, sharing their experiences about how they started and have grown their businesses. We talked about the importance of taking action, of being prepared to be wrong, of learning from mistakes, and of creating environments in which colleagues and employees feel comfortable expressing themselves.
Ben Wild, Executive Director of the Walkabout Education Foundation , and Susanne Shoemaker, the CEO and Founder of Undercare, Inc., a product line of patented, easy on, easy off adaptive garments.
Peter Stafford, building an app teaching applications of mathematics for STEAM, and Mary Howard, opening a children's toy, gift, and book store on Main Street in Ossining.
OSSINING COMMUNITY IDEATES HEALTH AND WELLNESS needs/opportunities
May 4, 2017 6:00 - 9:00 pm
We held an Ossining Health and Wellness Ideation session facilitated by Alejandro Crawford, a well-recognized leader in the field of entrepreneurship and academic scholar. Alejandro and his team from Acceleration Group provided leadership, facilitation and synthesis for an inspiring community conversation about how entrepreneurship skills and mindset could impact health and wellness in the Ossining community. Our session brought together professionals from the Open Door Family Health Center Community with a diverse group of Ossining residents, including patients, providers and the rest of us. We identified community needs/opportunities in the health and wellness space. Alejandro recently gave an inspiring TED Talk on entrepreneurship.