Your Biz, Your Town – January Edition

So we are a little behind on our posting of this month’s Your Biz, Your Town…luckily we can not include a link to the entire podcast, so you won’t miss a thing!

As always we had some phenomenal guests on this month’s show. It always warms my heart to hear about all the amazing neighborhood organizations and businesses dedicated to strengthening our business climate, offering much-needed services to a certain population and making an impact on our community on a regular basis.This past Friday we welcomed the following great businesses to Your Biz, Your Town.

LINC is an organization dedicated to revitalizing neighborhoods through authentic engagement, economic development, expansion of housing opportunities, creating affordable housing, and developing leadership and capacity of residents and grass-root organizations.  They are currently in the process of expanding their business incubator to grow more neighborhood businesses. To find out more about the services they offer and the space they have contact Jorge Gonzalez at
Did you know that local security company, DK Security has been hired to provide armed security services at six military installations around the state? Pretty cool, huh? Now, all of us at 834 are pretty big supporters of all branches of our armed forces (Oorah! My dad is a Marine, and damn proud of it) and so is DK. They are a Service Disabled Veteran owned company that runs a veteran recruiting program offering jobs to those returning from service. To find out more go to

For all of you dads out there, a new program is launching here in west Michigan serving fathers 24/7. The 24/7 Dad program, designed by the National Fatherhood Initiative, will support the growth and development of fathers of all races, religions, cultures and backgrounds in the forming of positive relationships with their children, families and community. Did we mention they plan outings to Craig’s Cruisers? I have already tried to tag along…apparently they are pretty strict on fathers only. To find out more about this great program or to enroll, reach out Tony Jolliffi at

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