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Real World Small Business

Turning Your Hobby into a Business

Diana Bertrand - Diana Bertrand Photography
Ashley Brossart - Sittin’ Pretty Dog Salon
Tuesday, 3 p.m.
Location: Dianna Bertrand Photography

Learn how these two entrepreneurs took an interest of theirs and made it into successful businesses right where they are.

Best Practices on Main Street

McKenzie Matteson - 1 North Main & Hetletved Accounting Firm
Tuesday, 4:30 p.m.
Location: ND Firefighter’s Museum 

McKenzie will share how her family started a unique business in Garrison, as well as her perspective as an accountant on small business best practices and pitfalls.

Just a Small Town Girl In a Commercial Kitchen World

Brenda Gorseth - Woodward Farms
Wednesday, 8:30 a.m.
Location: Giffey’s Yard & Garden - Kyle’s Katering 

Brenda will speak about the ins and outs of creating a commercial kitchen on a farm, from the name of your business, to the dreaded septic issues. She will share practical tips to help you, or someone you know, run a successful commercial kitchen in a rural environment.

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