Ruben and Wendi Valdez have opened Auto Nation repair shop in Redwood Falls with help from Southwest Initiative Foundation’s (SWIF) Microenterprise Loan Program and DEED’s Minnesota Emerging Entrepreneur Loan Program. The new business is located one block off Minnesota Highway 71 along Redwood Falls Airport Road.
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Tania Krueger is expanding her wellness business in Winsted with help from Southwest Initiative Foundation’s Microenterprise Loan Program. Tania’s Wellness Corner is a natural health center with emphasis on pain management, healthy weight management and relaxation therapy.
Lifelong friends Dawn Lippert and Rochelle Peterson have been through a lot together, and now they can add business ownership to the list. The pair opened Mainstream Boutique in Willmar this year with help from Southwest Initiative Foundation’s Microenterprise Loan Program.
Harley Pfarr has opened a new business — River Valley Low Voltage — with help from Southwest Initiative Foundation’s Microenterprise Loan Program. The company provides low voltage and communications services to residential, commercial, farm, and government.
We’re excited to be hosting five social events across the region this summer, and we hope to see you at one of them! Each event is free, open-house style, family-friendly, and includes light refreshments. Branch out to meet new people and invite your friends to learn about Southwest Initiative Foundation, as well as our local work and partnerships.