Yvonne Nickel has 30 years of experience as a public health nurse, with a lot of that time and support going towards breastfeeding mothers. In 2008, she became certified as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), and she recently opened her private consulting business, Luna Lactation.
After moving back home to Medicine Hat, Emilie Soper opened Nexus Orthotics in December 2022. The start-up costs were a concern for the experienced business owner, but Taylor Hardekopf, Digital Service Squad expert was able to build a website for Soper for free.
Just over a year ago, Charlene Rosse became the owner of the community-loved eatery, Bobby’s and Char’s Bar & Grill, in Bow Island, Alberta.
Owner of I Cut Trees, Glenn Salewski is busy in the summer cutting, hedging, manicuring, and removing trees and bushes in Medicine Hat, Alberta.
Laurel Mayrs, owner of Kays & Co., launched a new website for her local online business with the help from Digital Service Squad expert, Taylor Hardekopf.
Being in the Harley Davidson industry for 31 years, and being a biker for most of his life, Darren Staruiala took the next step in pursuing his passion and opened Gas City Cycles in July 2022.
Station Coffee Company has been a small business staple in Medicine Hat’s downtown for 10 years. A place where residents and visitors find creative hot beverages, freshly baked goods, and a warm and welcoming atmosphere.
In 2022, a bakery moved into a historic building on Sixth Avenue in downtown Medicine Hat, and it’s already looking to expand.
Some buildings in downtown Medicine Hat were too old to recover, being built in the early 1900s. Some were torn down, and vacant lots were few and far between. But Hatters Ian and Carrie Sand saw potential in one of the empty spaces on Second Street.