2022 ʔaq'am Community Enterprises Business Development Grant Recipients
On April 4th 2022, ʔaq'am Community Enterprises released the annual Business , Development Grant, which is aimed at supporting the entrepreneurs of ʔaq'am who wish to start-up or expand their business. The closing date for this year’s intake was April 22nd 2022. We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 Business Development Grant. ACE is excited to support these individuals in their hard work and dedication to their vision. Pauline is an artist from Cranbrook, BC. As a member of the ʔaq'am community, Pauline has just began the process of healing herself through the expressions of her paintings. She hopes to inspire and encourage other indigenous women to overcome trauma through art. ʔaq'am Community Enterprises would like to congratulate Pauline and we look forward to assisting Pauline in the sale of her art and crafts and getting her business established. Deanna Johnson owns and operates Trends N’ Treasures Gift Shop, located at 1109 Baker Street, Cranbrook, BC. Trends N’ Treasures is a consignment and gift shop and has become well-known established local business. We look forward to supporting the growth and further development of Deanna’s business.