Everything we make is packed by hand in old-fashioned mason jars just the way our grandmothers did. All of our products are HACCP based and lab tested for shelf life stability and safety. Most of our products have won multiple blue ribbons at both our very own Yavapai County Fair and at the Arizona State Fair, and we won the Best Pickles award from Best of the Best two years in a row.
These entrepreneurs have contributed greatly to our area economy, growing their businesses in spite of the challenges brought on by the pandemic. Adapting to change, pivoting quickly, and expanding services are trademarks of small businesses. In line with these unique traits, the Yavapai College SBDC Success Award winners have excelled during an incredibly challenging time. It is a pleasure to highlight their success.
In the wake of the pandemic, the Yavapai College SBDC Small Business Makeover Program supports economic recovery.
Members of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) team have been actively consulting with the Small Business Makeover Program (SBM) participants since the approval and distribution of CARES Act funds in late 2020. These funds were allocated to support businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and have been essential to the recovery of companies in our northern Arizona communities and across the country, specifically those in rural Arizona.
Body Bliss™ owners Pamela Sculthorp and Jennifer Rivera were surprised last week by members of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) team and other economic development leaders with the news of their business’ selection as the next Makeover of a Lifetime winner.
Insurgent Brewery Co. in Chino Valley was named the first-ever winner of the Makeover
of a Lifetime as part of the Yavapai College Small Business Development Center’s
(SBDC) new Small Business Makeover program, according to a news release.