Lorette Scrimgeour, founder of Ethical Ventures, Inc. has been an entrepreneur for most of her adult life. She has successfully created numerous businesses including those in the healthcare industry, service industry and products industry-including wholesale, retail and internet. The tread that connects them all is her desire to create positive change through progressive ventures and an extreme passion for writing.
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Fifty years later, “Hippie” ideals are alive and well. The summer of 2017 marks 50 years since the Hippie Generation descended upon San Francisco’s Haight Ashbury district. Over 100,000 people collectively responded to the movement that embraced peace, love and self-expression. Music and art, individualism, anti-consumerism and pro-community attracted many young people. Hippies gathered around … Read more
Holiday Craft Fair Favorites I use Kitchen Hand Towels daily to dry my hands while preparing food. They cut down the use of paper towels and decorate my kitchen. I love the ones with a crocheted top that you can button to the handle of the fridge or oven. Every year I look forward to … Read more
I grew up in Seattle during the 60’s and 70’s, also known as the “Hippie Era.” Nothing expressed the best side of this counterculture movement more than The University Street Fair. Booths lined along “The Ave” filled the senses with Patchouli, incense and ethnic food aromas. Exotic imports and indie crafts fulfilled gift buying needs. … Read more
As reported in this article by the Small Business Association-purchasing gifts from your local small businesses this holiday and through-out the year can have a dramatic impact on our economy. SHOP SMALL BUSINESS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON One exciting place to find gifts for your loved ones are at your local fair/festival/farmers market. There are holiday … Read more
I always say that I am amazed by the abounding creativity and excellence found at fairs and festivals. Every year I see several “why didn’t I think of that” products. In addition to new discoveries, I love to shop at holiday gift shows to purchase gifts that have become a Christmas tradition. For me, themed … Read more
“4-H grows confident, capable, and caring kids with the life skills to thrive in today’s world and succeed in their boldest dreams for tomorrow. Working in partnership with 110 universities, programs are research-backed and offer life-changing experiences to youth around the world.” In School Programs In-school programs and clubs typically run in conjunction with the … Read more