With the help of Upper Albany Main Street, Paulette Trowers-Lawrence, CEO of Cheetah Toys & More has been accepted by Google to use their suite of Non-Profit Apps on over 700 Cheetah Tablets which are currently being distributed to Jamaica. Once the Google Non-Profit App suite is loaded onto the tablets, the apps will help students (kindergarten through 11th grade) in Jamaica to organize classroom material, learn important content relating to their coursework, upload and share documents via cloud storage and more. Upper Albany Main Street would like to congratulate Paulette on her achievement and wishes her success on the project.
With the help of a student from the Micro Business Incubator class, Upper Albany Main Street merchant, Salvin Shoes, hosted their 1st annual ‘Fall Skate Jam’ at Heaven’s Skate Park in Hartford, CT. The event was a success and attracted participants from as far away as Syracuse, NY.
Upper Albany Main Street would like to congratulate Latoya Gibbs, owner of How Bazaar, LLC on opening her new fashion store. The business was founded in early 2015 by Latoya Gibbs and caters toward customers looking for vintage clothing at a affordable cost. Every Thursday from 4pm – 8pm customers can experience an evening of sipping while they shop. Stop by 11 Whitney Street in Hartford and visit the shop and experience vintage clothing, antique decor and much more.