By Bethany Lane April 30, 2021 This was a busy week in the Queen City! Take or news quiz to enter to win a $25 visa gift card if you score higher than 80%. 1. HBCULivingstone college partnered with Charlotte DJ K.i.D who’s launched a brand of ___ that the college will sell in their library. Lemonade Water Fruit Snacks Popcorn 2. Couple-PreneursIn our latest couple-preneurs installment we featured Peterson & Colette Louis who got into the events industry with their company QC Booths which: Helps vendors create their booths at local markets Creates custom designed booths for restaurants Provides unique photo booth experiences Buys and revamps then sells old photobooths 3. BusinessAs part of a five year plan to reduce homelessness & housing insecurity in Charlotte, a coalition of local organizers did this last week Broke ground on a rent restricted apartment complex Broke ground on Lowes’ new factory that will employ thousands Signed a deal with the city to decrease property taxes for certain residents Donated over $100k to local homeless shelters 4. FoodThis week, __ announced plans for the inaugural Black Food & Wine Festival happening October 22 at Camp North End. It will have over 75 chefs, farmers, distillers and more. Charlotte Soul Food Association Greg and Subrina Collier of Leah & Louise Chef Greg Williams of What the Fries Chef Anthony Denning of Another!? Food Truck 5. PeopleThis company chose Tayuanee Dewberry, a Black woman, to be their new CEO. Honeywell Jeld-Wen Sonic Automotive Girl Scouts Hornets Nest Name First Last Email EmailThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.