AOA Startup Grant 2016

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Entries from AOA Startup Grant 2015

Listed in alphabetical order.

Caught You Being Good Awards

Caught You Being Good Awards

Project: Caught You Being Good Awards. Community engagement is the secret to a successful urban neighborhood. In Albany, lots of our residents take the time to get involved. We want to celebrate that.

Who: Lark Street Business Improvement District

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Flower Scout

Flower Scout

Project: Flower Scout, a floral design business and tiny flower farm located in Troy.

Who: Colie Collen

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Jerzey's Dog Resort

Jerzey's Dog Resort

Project: Jerzey's Dog Resort, an upscale boarding and dog day care facility with indoor and outdoor play yards.

Who: Kristine Lambracht

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Lindsay Rae Photography

Lindsay Rae Photography

Project: Lindsay Rae Photography. I have a passion for photography with a desire to help women discover their inner and outer beauty.

Who: Lindsay Rae

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Mary Elise Rees Event Design

Mary Elise Rees Event Design

Project: Mary Elise Rees Event Design, a design studio in downtown Albany focusing on wedding and special event design and coordination as well as related community DIY workshops.

Who: Mary Elise Rees

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Mount Ida Monday Market

Mount Ida Monday Market

Project: The Mount Ida Monday Market, a farmer's and flea market in Prospect Park to be held the last Mondays of June, July, August and September.

Who: Sarah Fish

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Oakwood Soul Café freezer

Oakwood Soul Café freezer

Project: A freezer for the Oakwood Soul Café.

Who: Oakwood Soul Café

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Skit and Kaboodle

Skit and Kaboodle

Project: Skit and Kaboodle is an enrichment program for kids ages 2-10 and modified classes for kids with social disabilities such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Down Syndrome.

Who: Lindsay Wynne

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Sustainability Education at The Brakes Coffeehouse and Provisions

Sustainability Education at The Brakes Coffeehouse and Provisions

Project: Sustainability Education at The Brakes Coffeehouse and Provisions

Who: The Brakes Coffeehouse and Provisions

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Tech Valley Game Space Diversity Incubator

Tech Valley Game Space Diversity Incubator

Project: Tech Valley Game Space Diversity Incubator, a program to teach game development to first time creators in the Capital Region.

Who: Tech Valley Game Space

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The Dutch Udder Artisanal Ice Cream Cart

The Dutch Udder Artisanal Ice Cream Cart

Project: The Dutch Udder Artisanal Ice Cream Production Facility & Ice Cream Cart

Who: Kehmally Karl, Owner/Founder and Jeff McCauley, Cow-Founder

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The Fifth Tier Baking Studio

The Fifth Tier Baking Studio

Project: The Fifth Tier Baking Studio

Who: Lyle S. Houston

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Twill

Twill

Project: Twill. For every Twill Blanket that is purchased, one is given locally to a child in need of extra love and encouragement.

Who: Zac Halloran, Jackie Lombardo, and Jeremy Halloran.

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