November 2015

Entrepreneur Breaks Ground for New Venture in North Minneapolis

Minneapolis - On a brisk October morning, Minnesota Senator Bobby Joe Champion and Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges recognized the hard work and perseverance of entrepreneur Gloria Freeman amidst the affirmations of business, government, and community leaders who gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking of Olu's Center at the old City Inc. building in North Minneapolis. Olu's Center, the vision of Ms. Freeman, will be an inter-generational care center that brings children and seniors together in a nurturing environment, expects to create 25 new living wage jobs. Olu's Center is expected to open in January, 2015.

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(MBCC Board Member, Gloria Freeman)