And in line with the above kudos, a tip of the hat to Folkways
as their 2020 Red River Market
season wrapped up this past Saturday. COVID caused the market to look a little different this year, but we are appreciative it still happened and that Folkways provided this opportunity for all of us to have an experience and supporting local food/craft/music/more.
I’m passing on this message from Zoe Bundy, the beyond-her-years of ambition, maturity and networked high schooler, on a potential new job shadow program that she is developing. See her message and sign up form HERE
The application deadline for the Bank of North Dakota COVID-19 PACE Recovery II
program has been extended until 11/30 for North Dakota businesses. This program provides a buydown of up to $50,000 for interest accrued on existing debt from 4/1-9/30/20. To qualify, must have a minimum 20% year-over-year loss comparing a specific time frame of 2019 to 2020. See the link for program details. Must apply through a financial institution.
Do you know of any regional business “kickstarters” going on? If so, please feel free to share with me to help give them a plug.
1 p.m. - Nice Idea Showcase: Listen to the final pitches of high school students across North Dakota as they share projects to improve their communities.
2 p.m. - Innovation Challenge: Watch the final pitches of university competitors in the Innovation Challenge and help us choose the winners.
3 p.m. - Innovate ND Showcase: Meet start-ups across the state as they scale their companies.