Category Archives: News and Other Happenings

“Open That Bottle Night” Preview and much more at the 2019 Symposium for Professional Wine Writers

 
Apply now for one of thirty fully-funded fellowships

Dorothy Gaiter and John Brecher, founders of “Open That Bottle Night” and renowned wine journalists (grapecollective.com, formerly Washington Post) join a robust faculty of writers, editors, and coaches at the 15th annual Symposium … Continue reading

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Application Period For Transporting Healthy Food Grants Now Open

The 2018 grants will help improve access to local, fresh foods in underserved communities
Distributors and producers of fresh, local foods are invited to apply to the 2018 Grant Program for Transporting Healthy Food, presented in partnership by CSX and The Conservation Fund. The … Continue reading

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Reynolds Wrap is Hiring its First-Ever Chief Grilling Officer

Reynolds Wrap is looking for a “CGO” to travel to the best barbeque cities across the country and report back on new grilling tips, tricks, recipes and techniques.
Hungry? Good. Reynolds Wrap® – the durable, kitchen staple known for locking in delicious … Continue reading

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Kroger Hosts Third Natural Foods Innovation Summit

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) hosting its third Natural Foods Innovation Summit in partnership with 84.51°, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Justin Gold, an accomplished, innovative entrepreneur and founder of Justin’s®, a natural and organic nut butters brand, will speak at the Summit.
“Kroger’s natural and … Continue reading

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Call for Applications for 3rd Google for Entrepreneurs Exchange Program for Black Founders

Startups Have Until August 6 to Apply

The American Underground startup campus in Durham will once again host Black founders from around the nation, Sept. 23-28, as part of the Google For Entrepreneurs (GFE) Exchange series. The GFE Exchange is a … Continue reading

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6 Lessons for Business and Life From Krug Champagne CEO Maggie Henriquez

By V. Sheree Williams

Every brand has a great story to tell and luxury Champagne producer Krug is no different.  For the second time, I had the honor of meeting the company’s CEO, Maggie Henriquez, who I can only describe as … Continue reading

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Nav Awards its First $10,000 Small Business Grant

The Next Grant Contest is Scheduled for June 15, 2018 — Colorado-based company, Founding Foods, received $10,000 to help scale a business that’s controlling an invasive species
Nav.com, a free site and app for small business owners to access their business credit scores and get … Continue reading

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MMCA: Moving the Needle on Diversity in the Media

By Phyllis Armstrong
“It feels amazing to be recognized for work that I love to do, and that is celebrating multicultural America,” says Vanessa K. DeLuca. The former editor-in-chief of ESSENCE Magazine is a strong believer in the power of journalism … Continue reading

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