May 3rd 2017

2017 April Amber Grant Finalists

Karen Vaughan Wolfe

RIZE + WorkWell is a new concept aimed at bringing work and wellness together in the same lifespace, helping people achieve greater work/life balance, providing wellness solutions for everyone and making exercise more accessible and less intimidating.

Canned Sedona
Canned Sedona
Heidi Benson

Canned Sedona is a cooking competition inspired by CHOPPED, a popular show on Food Network. Heidi and co-founder Tracey Shadley wondered how they could create a similar event that would benefit the Sedona community. Long-term, they hope to bring the event to other communities.

Yoga2Sleep LLC
Pamela Stokes Eggleston

Pamela has practiced yoga for over 16 years and completed specialized training to include plant-based nutrition, stress management, prenatal yoga and yoga therapy training to work with service members and veterans with post traumatic stress disorder and combat stress. She’s driven to help caregivers, military family members and others feel a renewed sense of calm and get a good night’s sleep.

Tiny Type Studios LLC
Stacy Clark

Adoptionly Yours™ Cards & Gifts are bright-hearted expressions for the journey of adoption — from the first fragile hopes, to coming home, and becoming a family. Stacy and her co-founder draw on personal experiences and bring a pair of unique skill sets to fuel their business.

a little science
A Little Science LLC
Misty Ann Carty

Misty’s goal is to provide well written, simplistically worded, vibrantly presented children’s science books. With an impressive academic background, she aims to fill a particularly underserved niche for the youngest of readers.

Rupal Asodaria

NursElet® is a patent pending nursing bracelet that helps moms secure their shirt while nursing or pumping to make a clear latch in proper posture. Time, care, and trial-and-error led to the creation of NursElet® Bracelet, as well as a host of other products.

Stay tuned — we will announce the winner shortly!

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