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Business Spotlight: Batteries Plus-Burlington

Batteries Plus was originally founded in Green Bay, Wisconsin in 1988. They are the nation’s largest and fastest-growing battery, lightbulb, key fob, and phone repair franchise. A new location has opened its doors in Burlington, Wisconsin at 1066 Milwaukee Ave. The Batteries Plus located in Burlington is owned and operated by local residents Joe Szymanski […]

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Business Spotlight: Circus Seed Flowers

Laura Gillespie, a Waterford resident, takes a creative twist with her family farm and floral business. She had a seed of inspiration and is now growing a business from it. Circus Seed Flowers, 28527 Washington Avenue. Gillespie sustainably grows perennials, annuals, biennial flowers, and herbs on her farm. Before this farm became a business in 2020, […]

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Business Spotlight: Barnwood & Birch

Farmhouse decor, antiques, and handmade signs are definitely trending and fit well in any Wisconsin home. Barnwood & Birch is a small, local, women-owned company based out of Union Grove, Wisconsin. Two sisters, Rachel Baglow and Emily Battisti, are the team that makes signs and decor happen. What’s created in their hands eventually comes to […]

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Business Spotlight: Boards by Emmie LLC

There’s a meme circling the internet that says, “a generation of people raised on eating Lunchables are now making charcuterie cool,” and it’s true. Emmie Boedecker took matters into her own hands and found her niche making cheese, meats, and fruit platters. Photo Credit: Boards by Emmie Boards By Emmie specializes in assembling food platters, […]

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Business Spotlight: Classic Violins

Classic Violins, 403 Main St., is new to the Racine area, but not to serving Southeastern Wisconsin. This specialty shop rents, sells, repairs, and restores string instruments including violins, violas, and cellos. Classic Violins is also serving musicians at their locations in Mundelein, Illinois, and Kenosha, Wisconsin. A soft opening was held at the Downtown […]

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Business Spotlight: Quirky Cookies

Quirky Cookies is one local teacher’s dream coming to life. Tammy Vallone-Seaberg was an educator at both Racine Unified School District and Kenosha Unified School District. As a retiree, she’s transformed her house into her own cookie business. Vallone-Seaberg has been a lifelong baker, but she has the COVID-19 pandemic to thank for kickstarting her […]

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