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She Leads a Team for Excel Academy, A Training Center For Modeling & Acting For Film & Television. A Special Conversation With Executive Director Summer Moody

Q: For those not familiar with Excel Academy, can you tell us about the company?SM: EXCEL Academy is a training center for modeling and acting for film & television with an international award-winning curriculum that is based on over 45 years in the industry. We teach our students effective skills & techniques to be successful in the industry, important business information that protects them in the industry, and how to market themselves. We are a Christia..

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Her Goal is to Teach Each Student the Essential Skills to Become a Thriving Entrepreneur. Meet Yolanda Joiner, Co-Founder of Legendary Institute

Q: For those in our audience not familiar with Legendary Institute, can you tell us about it?YJ: Legendary Institute, is a state-of-the-art barber college, located on 400 N. Bowman Rd, Little Rock, AR. We specialize in educating the latest techniques for forward thinking individuals and servicing clients with grooming and hair care needs. We were established in 2019 however, our doors did not open up until May 19, 2020. We offer certificate programs for ba..

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A Conversation with All Natural Stone Owner, Torrie Cobb Servicing Arkansas & The Surrounding States Since 1995. ​They Pride Themselves on Amazing Fabrication & Beautiful Installation.

Q: For those in our audience not familiar with All Natural Stone, can you tell us about your business and the home projects you can assist with?  TC: All Natural Stone has been servicing Arkansas and the surrounding states since 1995. ​We pride ourselves on amazing fabrication and beautiful installation. If you are in the market for granite, marble, quartz, quartzite, porcelain, or onyx we have you covered. We can assist you on all your home projects. Whet..

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You Can Find Her Bang Up Betty Jewelry & Apparel in Boutique Stores Across the Country! Meet Bang Up Betty Owner, Stacey Bowers

Bang-Up Betty started as a big mess in my living room floor in March of 2013. I’ve always been pretty crafty, and my first job was at my local bead store, so I knew quite a bit about making jewelry, though I didn’t possess too much finesse at the time. I wanted to make funny, cheeky jewelry for my sailor-mouthed friends, so I picked up a set of stamps, my dad’s old hammer and got to stamping. Five years, several smashed fingers, and a lot of tears later, B..

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She’s Co-Owner, Manager & Painting Instructor At Painting With A Twist West Little Rock. Meet Artist, Brittany Wolfe

Brittany’s personal artwork is heavily influenced by surrealism and street art. She is particularly interested in the surrealist concept of drawing one's dreams.  Her artwork is an abstraction of her daydreams.  These works often consist of ambiguous expressionist environments and include a female figure.  Brittany’s work blends pure, classic forms of mark making with sporadic, gestural strokes to bring her fantasies to life.Q: For those in our audience no..

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A Conversation With Dog Grooming Expert & CEO of Woof Happy Tails Joisy Garahgozlou

We are here to bring expert grooming services to little rock. our team of professionals will do their best to give your pup the best possible experience. we are a small business here that opened in 2019. we want to bring the luxury life to your pup. your pet should feel like more than just a pet. we want them to feel like they really are part of the family. That is why we put the luxury services in the pet world.Q: For those not familiar with Woof Happy Ta..

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Olive Oil is Routinely Recognized as Being a Healthy Inclusion To Numerous Meals. Her Selection Includes Olive Oil & Balsamic Vinegar From Around The World. Meet Jill Cady, Owner of The Robust Olive

Q: For those in our audience not familiar with The Robust Olive can you tell us about it?JC: The Robust Olive is a specialty/gourmet olive oil and balsamic vinegar store in West Little Rock. We offer the highest quality Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Infused and Fused Olive Oil and Aged Balsamic Vinegars (White and Dark Balsamic) from around the world. Our products are superior to any commercially offered brands that you shop for at the grocery store. They are no..

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Meet Kamiya, Helen & Leila, Sisters & Co-Founders of At The Corner Diner

When Their Journey Began in 2014 to Open a Restaurant Together as Sisters & Mom, They Knew They Had a Chance to Bring Something Unique to Little Rock.Q: For those in our audience that may not be familiar with At The Corner Diner, can you tell us your story?K, H, L: Our story begins about 6 years ago at the corner of Scott and Markham Street, downtown Little Rock. One of the sister’s had just moved downtown across the street from a restaurant. Little did we..

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She Looks Forward to Building a Lasting Relationship With Each Client By Helping Them Achieve Their Tax Goals! Meet LaDonna Mayo, Owner of Mayo Tax Service

Q: When did you know you would pursue a career in Tax Preparation?LM: I started preparing taxes back in 1995 for family and friends. I’ve always enjoyed working with numbers.Q: Did your business start out as a mobile service or did that come later?LM: When I actually opened up Mayo Tax Service, it has always been a mobile service. I had just parted ways from working with one of the big, national competitors and I was trying to keep down my overhead down. I..

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Her Jewelry Can Be Found at Over 200 Brick & Mortar Stores Throughout the US & Canada. Meet Brandy Thomason McNair, Owner & Designer of Bella Vita Jewelry

Q: How did you get your idea or concept for Bella Vita Jewelry? Did the recession already begin when you launched in 2008? BTM: I’ve been making jewelry since I was about 10 years old. I took a break to attend college at the University of Arkansas from 2000 - 2007 and pursued a degree in Interior Design. After graduation I got a job in an Architecture firm and about a year in, I realized I was not cut out for office life. I pulled out my bead boxes and to..

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