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  • SSP Member Highlight Veteran’s HomeFront

    A Navy Veteran, entrepreneur, civic leader, advocate, father, and bloom member Antione Hines is a ball of energy, seemingly capable of finding an entire eighth day in the week. While he wears many hats, during the month of September he most prominently champions his veteran’s advocacy and outreach. September is Suicide Awareness and Prevention month …

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  • SSP Member Highlight – Proof Please, LLC

    Setting out with faith and passion, Cindy pivoted to pursue her dream of entrepreneurship. Holding on to something dear to her, and fueled by her own family’s personal experience with elder abuse, Cindy founded an agency that investigates and advocates for the prosecution of elder abuse cases, Proof Please, LLC. Proof Please is focused on …

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  • SSP Member Highlight – Guasu

    Gregory Holland always knew he wanted to be his own boss. At eight years old he pictured himself carrying a briefcase and walking into his office. Now-a-days he dons his own self-designed shoes and strolls into his office space at bloom where he coordinates the fashion design, marketing and production of Virginia’s newest fashion house, …

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  • Coworking spaces Bloom and Percolator team up offer free rent and educational services

    May 1, 2021 In a year fraught with health concerns, political and social unrest, shuttered venues and job insecurity, it’s imperative to knock down the barriers to entrepreneurial dreams. Highlighting community and regional collaboration, Percolator in Norfolk and Bloom Coworking in Portsmouth will provide subsidized co-working space and wraparound supportive services to 30 startup businesses. …

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