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A Wee Bit Warped
Address: South Bend Farmers Market
1105 Northside Boulevard
South Bend, IN 46615
46615
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Nancy Brenner Sinnott
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A Wee Bit Warped is many things: the name of my fiber art business; a play on weaving's warp and weft; and my husband's description of me. You choose!
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Linking the heritage of Indiana’s rich textile history with the heritage of the large Celtic population in Indiana is unique within the Hoosier art culture. Nancy says the tradition has survived centuries and evolved.
A specialist in the designing and weaving of tartans, Nancy Brenner Sinnott combines her love of math with her art and enjoys testing her abilities in both. With such an academic-sounding approach, it’s not surprising her love of textiles as an art form was fostered while a student at the University of Notre Dame and deepened while working with the textiles collection at the Smithsonian Institution.
“Several classes within my American Studies curriculum focused on cultural artifacts, which led to the study of Indiana’s rich history in weaving Jacquard coverlets as well as a study of the Celtic heritage at Notre Dame,” Nancy said. “Graduate school took me to Washington, D.C. and resulted in a position with the Smithsonian, where I learned even more about the art and quality of textiles created here and around the world.
“All my new designs start with a plan, which may or may not be based on an ancient tartan pattern. Next I create five to ten different renditions of a pattern, finding the one that fits my aesthetic for the piece. Each is very personal, based on my interpretation of the design, and each is unique. Color and balance are key to creating a piece I deem successful,” she said.
“Researching, designing, weaving, and selling tartans for several years, especially while living so close to Notre Dame, has resulted in many spirited conversations with hundreds of Indiana residents,” Nancy said. “They share their Celtic heritage and work with me to discover their ancestor’s clan tartan. I can create pieces specific to their tartan or, if that doesn’t exist, they often ask me to design their own new “clan” tartan, often commemorating their past while looking toward the future.
“While many of my tartans are woven using authentic Shetland wool dyed to authentic tartan colors, that is not always the case. I enjoy utilizing cooler natural materials such as bamboo and silk, as both hold the rich colors of the tartan and the sharp lines of the design, and drape well when worn.”
Nancy says authentic tartans are required to follow several specific rules. They are always woven in twill (two threads up/two threads down); the pattern must almost always be symmetrical, which requires that identical colors and material be used in both the warp and weft of the weave; the colors may range from two to as many as the artist wants, but the majority of tartans range from three to seven specific colors; and each color combination is expected to be “pleasing to the eye,” and to blend when seen from a distance.
“My weavings have sold well at retail and at art fairs in Indiana and Michigan for years,” Nancy said. “I enjoy showing and selling at art fairs, and the uniqueness of my work is ideal for the Indiana Artisan brand because it broadens it. At the same time, this special brand now identifies me and my work as unique and provides greater exposure for both, as well as for tartans in the Midwest.”

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574-286-2502
Active Health & Wellness
Address: 3027 Mishawaka Ave
South Bend, IN. 46615
46615
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Dr. Lisa Meyers
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South Bend Chiropractor, Dr. Lisa Meyers, offers quality care with an emphasis on continued wellness and education. At Active Health and Wellness Center, we are committed to our mission: To enrich and educate our community to help heal and strengthen their lives.
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Active Health & Wellness

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574-259-9355
Business Fax:
574-288-2737
Be Wildly Happy
Address: 207 1/2 S. Main St.
Elkhart, IN 46516
46545
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Charrise McCrorey
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Be Wildly Happy is a project created by Charrise McCrorey in 2017. We help midlife women create their next best chapter -- in business and in life.
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Charrise McCrorey, certified business and life coach, facilitator, and author created Be Wildly Happy in 2017 as a way to build a supportive community for women in their midlife years. She teaches effective communication strategies to help women find the courage to have the conversations most needed to build healthy relationships in their business and at home. She also helps women navigate transition and life changes to help them create their own 'wildly happy' life -- in the areas of career, marriage, aging parents, and grandparenting. Her online programs are designed for self-paced learning and community building. Charrise believes women are better together than apart.

She is President of WBOM and supports St. Mary's College Women's Entrepreneurship Initiative as a facilitator through the Spark Program. Since 1982, Charrise has been married to the love of her life, with two grown children and one grandchild.

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574-320-5888
Coach Wendy
Address: P. O. Box 779
La Porte, IN
46352
Full Name:
Wendy Taddeucci
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I support adult children who are beginning to care-give an aging parent.
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Do you know how adult children who are just beginning to care for an aging parent struggles with what to do and questioning if they are making the right decisions?

Through my coaching and membership program, I support adult children who are just beginning to care for an aging parent to make decisions, help them get part of their life back and provide them with community of others who are beginning to care for an aging parent.

Who do you know that is just beginning to care for an aging parent and is looking for support?

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Business Phone Number:
219-575-3821
Correct Property Tax LLC
Address: 460 Stull St. Suite 300
South Bend, IN
46601
Full Name:
Beth Szweda
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Our goal is simple - making sure you pay a fair and accurate property tax. We advocate for you, the property owner. We do that through our knowledge of property tax law and our expertise in the property tax appeal process. Helping our community thrive, we put money back into your pocket.
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Our expertise can be your leverage - When you hire CPT, you increase your chance of winning your appeal. Our team is comprised of property tax professionals with the highest level of certification and education possible. We strive to stay informed and on top of our game for one reason - to best serve you.
We have experience with all types of property, we have reduced taxes for every type of property from locally owned small businesses to internationally owned manufacturing plants. If you own property in Indiana, we can help you.

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574-286-0431
Cricket Berry LLC
Address: virtual
46544
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Cricket Berry
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Self made Artist and jewelry designe.r
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I am a self taught Artist, I am truly passionate about jewelry and my most recent adventure is clay polymer earrings that I am having so much fun with. Fun, funky and some are decoupaged, check out my web site to see. www.CricketBerry.com. I have also added resin earrings, which are fun and different too. If you want to wear unique artist made earrings check me out. Always something new.

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574-298-3845
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Emergence Business Coaching, LLC (Be Wildly Happy)
Address: 318 S. Elkhart Ave. Apt 424
Elkhart, IN 46516
46516
Full Name:
Charrise McCrorey
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Business and Life Coaching, Speaking, Creative Entrepreneur
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Through conscious consulting, business & life coaching, facilitation, speaking and writing, I help heart-centered leaders create work and lives they love, uncovering unrealized potential in all things. My mission is to raise people up to the level of action that fulfills their highest purpose. My specialty is working with women leaders to empower them to be fully expressed.

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574-320-5888
Hilltop Tax Solutions
Address: 3550 Park Place W., Suite 300, Mishawaka, IN
46545
Full Name:
Kimberly D. Williams
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Our comprehensive tax and accounting services include:
Personal state and federal income tax return filing
Business state and federal income tax return filing
Gift, estate, and trust returns
Tax consulting and forecasting integrated with wealth management
Business bookkeeping
and much more...
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Tax Filing
Whether you are a business or individual filer, when you work with Hilltop Tax Solutions you will get:

An accurate return that is cross-checked by our tax professionals
Benefit from the most modern tax software available
Feel confident that every legal means available has been utilized to limit your tax liability

Get a return that is prepared accurately and efficiently and filed electronically

Accounting and Bookkeeping
Whether you are a non-profit or a business owner we can assist with your bookkeeping needs. Even if you have not kept up with your records, we will assist with getting your books up to date, run financial reports monthly, quarterly, and annually. We will also prepare your tax returns. We work with our clients to keep their bookkeeping simple and manageable.

Tax Planning
What can we say about tax planning it is so needed for many individuals and businesses but it is often overlooked. We can assist with implementing a forward-looking tax plan to make sure that you pay the lowest amount allowable by law by finding ways to minimize your taxes.

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Business Phone Number:
5748897526
Business Fax:
5748895392
JLUX Designs, LLC
Address: 1527 Altgeld St. South Bend, IN
46614
Full Name:
Jane Lockhart
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JLUX Designs helps small business owners to research their own users’ needs, preferences, and behaviors, and uses the resulting information to create uniquely customized websites and strategies for all their content needs—from social media to print, and everything in between.
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JLUX Designs helps small business owners to research their own users’ needs, preferences, and behaviors, and uses the resulting information to create uniquely customized websites and strategies for all their content needs—from social media to print, and everything in between. Services include design, strategic consultation, a Mastermind program, courses, workshops, and webinars.

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317-448-8390
Juice Plus+
Full Name:
Andrea Mather-Stow
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REAL NUTRITION IN A REAL SIMPLE PACKAGE !

GET THE NUTRIENTS OF 30 DIFFERENT FRUITS AND VEGGIES IN SMALL CAPSULES OR TASTY CHEWABLES
Our capsules and chewables are the next best thing to fruits and vegetables, giving you an easy way to bridge the gap between what you actually eat every day and what you should be eating. Both our capsules and chewables come in a variety of blends, giving you options when it comes to adding what's missing in your diet.

COMPLETE NUTRITION MADE DELICIOUS
Complete By Juice Plus+

Complete by Juice Plus+ shake mixes and bars are the perfect way to power up for the day ahead – whether you’re chasing new records in the gym or just chasing around the kids. Our Complete products feature nutrients, protein and fiber of whole foods so that you can feel good about the fuel that’s getting you through the day.

TOWER GARDEN by Juice Plus+
Aeroponic/Hydroponic vertical growing system....
Because there’s no dirt, there’s also no digging or weeding. Plus, you don’t have to worry about ground pests or contaminated soil. And did we mention Tower Garden’s vertical design uses 90% less space? That means you can grow food in some pretty interesting places---indoors or outdoors, 12 months of the year anywhere on the planet!

These efficiencies make Tower Garden well suited for large-scale operations, such as school gardens and micro farms, too. That’s why we offer Community Garden — a set of 12 Tower Gardens.

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574-289-6804 (home office) 574-286-6804 (cell)