Cuts and Convos

The story of Jonathan Arias, founder and barber, of Cuts and Convos in Lansing, MI is an encouraging one for those who want to use nonprofits to improve others' lives. Jonathan was a barber like any other, starting out offering barber services in college to his classmates and volunteering his services through church events. His ...

An Interview with Kimberly Lavon- Owner of Kimberly Lavon Ink

 All photos of Kimberly are taken by Justus Rohlfs. East Lansing, MI- Kimberly Lavon is the owner and Artist of her printmaking business Kimberly Lavon Ink. Kimberly Lavon Ink is a printmaking shop located in East Lansing, MI. Lansing has a lot of striving artist who are turning their hobby of art into a unique business and brand. Lansing Mosaic linked ...

An Interview with Najeema Iman Owner and Designer of Curlitude

  http://www.curlitude.com All photos of McNajeema are taken by Justin McMahan NaJeema's Motivational Quote: "I create for myself and sell the leftovers!”  Lansing, MI-NaJeema Iman is the owner and Artist of her embracing business known as Curlitude. Curlitude is an art brand of wearable art, jewelry making, accessories, t-shirts and more. Lansing has a lot of striving ...

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The Greater Lansing Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Host Meet & Greet with State Representative & Mayorial Candidate Andy Schor

The Greater Lansing Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosted a Meet and Greet with State Representative, 68th District (Lansing & Lansing Township) Andy Schor on  April 10th in Old Town Lansing. Andy Schor is a Democrat candidate running for Lansing Mayor. This was an opportunity for members of the Greater Lansing Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and ...

Lansing’s Youth Startup Challenge: An Interview with Tony Willis

 The Lansing Economic Area Partnership formerly known as LEAP, exemplifies great leadership supporting entrepreneurs.  The role LEAP play's in driving innovation and job growth in Lansing have certainly been rewarding. LEAP is not only emerging entrepreneurs in Lansing, but they are also encouraging future innovation with youth entrepreneurship. This year LEAP is again is hosting the Youth Startup Expo.  This ...

Interview with Ann Nguyen, Owner of Sugar Berry

Ann Nguyen, owner of Sugar Berry, is an entrepreneur in Lansing who never thought she would end up in the food business. Sugar Berry is a dessert shop that is known for their low-fat and yet sweet frozen yogurt, a simple treat that gives customers the option to add as many flavors and toppings. With ...

Interview with Leah Seelye, Owner of Burst into Bloom

  Leah Seeyle Owner and designer of Burst into Bloom is creating unique handmade wax cotton & canvas bags, totes, purses, clutches, just to name a few. It all started when she was on the hunt for a perfect bag several years ago. Her creativity  has lead her to design a product that has a ...

Serving a Community: An Interview with Renee Freeman

 Living a life of purpose and dedicating herself to service comes with ease for Renee Freeman. She is on a mission to make a difference in her community and has no plans of stopping until she sees -a change. The Detroit native began pioneering in her own city with her long time work in the ...

Interview with Doug Salazar, CO-Owner of Sunripe Produce

Sunripe Produce is a family owned and operated produce market located on the north side of Lansing.  Sunripe Produce recently opened in the fall of 2016.  Lansing Mosaic interviewed Doug Salazar, Co-Owner of Sunripe Produce who tells us more about Sunripe Produce and how they are filling the need for the community. Tell us about Sunripe Produce? We are ...

Interview with Myles Johnson Owner of Inspirational Tie Clips

 Myles Johnson, CEO and founder of Inspirational Tie Clips is a young entrepreneur who took a motivational idea and turned it into a successful business. Inspirational Tie Clips is company that provides men with a way to identify themselves and show their character to the world using tie clips. Lansing Mosaic interviewed Myles Johnson about how he started his ...

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