“SCCA is my way to give back and help grow our local business community, which is key to keeping Seward as a sustainable neighborhood.”
SCCA Member: Tracy Singleton, Birchwood Café

Monthly Archives: May, 2012

Seward Businesses in the Media

We know Seward businesses are special – and it’s great to see outsiders recognize that as well! Two destination businesses in the neighborhood got great features in the media this month. Take a minute to watch, and pass the links along to your friends. There are lots of good reasons to visit our neighborhood!

TPT’s program Minnesota Originals recently aired a feature on Charlie Hoffman and Hoffman Guitars, located at 2219 East Franklin.  Watch More

SCCA Businesses Bring Home Four Twin Cities’ “Best Of” Awards

For the past 14 years, City Pages has released its yearly “Best Of” awards, which gives tribute to all of our favorite places, people and events in the Twin Cities. This year, City Pages handed out 240 awards in categories that ranged from Best Chinese Restaurant and Best Bike Shop to Best Place for a First Date and unfortunately (or fortunately depending on your situation) Best Break-Up Spot.

This year, four SCCA businesses had … More

Migizi Communications Starts Program, Teams Up with Local Businesses to Give Teens Experience In Entrepreneurship

In today’s job market, it has become necessary for job seekers to have work experience if they want to land their ideal job. This places an increased importance on receiving education and internships in that field of work. Migizi Communications is helping American Indian high school students receive that experience by offering a program that will help create a path from the classroom to the workplace.

Native Youth Futures is a project started by … More

6 Simple Tips to Protect Yourself from Fraud

Employee theft and fraud in small businesses has become a serious issue that can have long lasting consequences. In 2010, the average loss caused by fraudulent activity in small businesses was $150,000 [1], and it often lasted an average of 18 months before it was finally detected [2].

To coincide with May’s SCCA membership meeting on Fraud, we have provided a list that was compiled by the Small Business Association of 6 simple tips … More