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Blog: COVID-19


When Small Businesses Thrive, so Do Their Communities

Kim Borges, Vice President, Market PR Specialist, Regions Bank

Many Black business owners have faced unique challenges throughout COVID-19, but a national nonprofit and Regions Bank are collaborating to support under-resourced entrepreneurs. By Kim Borges, Vice President, Market PR Specialist, Regions Bank Location, location, location. It’s been a critical factor for a virus that hasn’t fought fairly from the start. Particularly among ... Read More


Stories of Resilience: How One Oakland Business is Delivering Hope in a Pandemic


Blaisdell’s Business Products has been delivering office supplies and support to communities for over 70 years. What originally started as a small retail shop has flourished into a multi-million dollar e-commerce business focused on supporting the needs of other local businesses. Blaisdell’s is woman-owned, family-operated, and certified green with a corporate ... Read More


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