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WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

Entrepreneurs come in all shapes and sizes. From the founder of a large family manufacturing firm to the work-at-home freelance graphic designer, these people don’t stop at “no”—and they dare to persevere through risks and rewards.

West Michigan Woman sought your nominations for examples of local, brave women entrepreneurs to feature as our August cover story. We requested stories of women who’ve only just begun that have a great story that aptly illustrates what it takes to be an entrepreneur.

Our readers voted and the winners have beeen selected. Congratulations to:

  • Ashley Yost and Mali Jane, AM Yoga 

  • Carol Distel and Jill Wolfe, Distel Wolfe Scavenger Hunts

  • Autumn Fuchs, Fuschia Design

  • Lisa Anderson, Grace’s Table

  • Karen Smoots, The Green Glove Dryer

  • Elizabeth Schenk, Posh Petals

Learn more about these exceptional entrepreneurs in the August issue of West Michigan Woman. 

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