Archive for the ‘Business Spotlight’ Category
September 25th, 2012
Full Name of Business: M. Weber Photography
Owner/Manager: Mandy Weber
Mailing Address: 514 3rd Street, Madison, Minnesota
Telephone Numbers: (320) 598-7888
Website Address: www.mweberphoto.com
E-Mail Address: email@example.com
When did the business start? March 2012
How long have you been with the organization? March 2012
Why is the business located in LqP County? Madison is my hometown and I love the “small town” feel of the area. I was also impressed by the efforts of the Madison Business Development Corporation and the Lqp EDA to promote new businesses to this area.
What made you decide to pursue this? My interest in photography, and my personal goal of owning and operating my own business.
What products/services do you offer? “In studio” or “on location” Portrait Photography for infants, toddlers, teens, and families. I also offer wedding photography, photo restoration, passports, digital books and albums, VHS transfer to DVD, and more!
How many staff do you have? Just myself
Days & Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or by appointment
Future Plans for the business: I plan to offer custom framing at my studio, and will continue to find new and exciting techniques in the photography line.
Other information you would like to share: I appreciate the support that I have received thus far in my new venture and look forward to any new opportunities that come my way!
September 12th, 2012
Pioneer TV will be featuring our local project PCs for Kids that brought refurbished computers to home that would not otherwise have them. It will air Thursday, September 20 at Noon. If you miss the broadcasts, you can watch it any time after Sep. 20 online at www.pioneer.org under “local productions.”
June 26th, 2012
Full Name of Business: Slant Lab Photography
Owner/Manager: Josh Cottle
Mailing Address: 821 3rd Ave, Madison, MN 56256
Telephone Numbers: 32-584-2033
E-Mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
When did the business start? August 2011
How long have you been with the organization? Since inception
Why is the business located in LqP County? I enjoy working and giving back to the community that I live in.
What made you decide to pursue this? Photography has been a life long love affair. I felt fine art and lifestyle portraiture are services that, when done will, are in high demand.
What products/services do you offer? Slant Lab specializes in lifestyle photography of children and adults. I also organize and produce fine art series that are distributed online.
How many staff do you have? 1
Days & Hours of Operation: 9 – 5 Monday – Friday and by appointment
Future Plans for the business: Our portraiture business will remain our core focus, but as this year has indicated fine art distribution and production will be expanding in the future.
Other information you would like to share: Slant Lab prides itself on production images that are one of a kind. Your life is one of a kind, you should never settle for ordinary pictures.
April 3rd, 2012
Full Name of Business: Haugen Insurance Agency, Inc.
Owner/Manager: Duane Haugen
Physical/ Mailing Address: 112 6th Ave, Madison, MN 56256
Telephone Numbers: 320-598-3332
Website Address: www.haugeninsag.com
E-Mail Address: email@example.com
When did the business start? 1986
How long have you been with the organization? Since 1986
Why is the business located inLqPCounty? We sell and service multi-peril crop insurance and hail insurance for farmers and landowners in Lac quiParleCountyand surrounding counties.
What made you decide to pursue this? My father, Floyd Haugen, was an adjustor and when the opportunity came up to purchase this agency he did. He needed help and so that is how I started.
What products/services do you offer? MPCI and crop hail insurance
How many staff do you have? 3 agents and 1 secretary
Days & Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday – 8:30AM to 4:30PM - shorter hours during less busy times
Future Plans for the business: Rules and regulations are determined by the Federal Government and as long as they continue to support MPCI we will be doing business for this area.
Other information you would like to share: Farming is my first love but I do enjoy visiting with the farmers as they come into our office.