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A Toast to West Broadway:
Writing the Future of West Broadway Together 

Join us for a night to remember at the West Broadway Business and Area Coalition's Annual Meeting, taking place at the historic Capri Theater!


We have an incredible lineup of activities for you, including a silent auction, a business panel with Lissa Jones, keynote speaker Jim Erkel, a live jazz band, dinner by K's Revolutionary Catering, and complimentary wine tasting by Broadway Liquors.


This is a unique opportunity to connect with your community, gain valuable insights, and support local businesses in one place. Mark your calendars and join us in raising a toast to the bright future of West Broadway together.

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Join us for an inspiring and empowering event at the West Broadway Business and Area Coalition's Annual Meeting: Building and Believing in West Broadway Panel. This thought-provoking panel discussion, moderated by the renowned Lisa Jones-Lofgren, promises to be a transformative experience you won't want to miss!

Lisa Jones-Lofgren is not only a sought-after speaker, facilitator, and coach on inclusive growth, but she also brings with her a wealth of experience as the former host of 'Urban Agenda on KMOJ Radio for 15 years. Her expertise in community development and her passion for empowering marginalized voices make her the perfect moderator for this impactful event.

Our esteemed panelists include remarkable individuals who have made significant contributions to West Broadway and beyond.


Kenya McKnight-Ahad, the Chief Legacy Officer at the Black Women's Wealth Alliance, will share her insights on empowering Black women and girls with diverse services for economic stability and prosperity. Her expertise in wealth-building and advocacy is sure to inspire and motivate.

D'Wayne Morris, an experienced sales professional in Treasury Management and property owner on W. Broadway, will bring his diverse industry background in banking, telecommunication, and software to the discussion. His perspective on business growth and community engagement will provide valuable insights for entrepreneurs and business owners.

Teto Wilson, the founder, and owner of Wilson's Image Barbers & Stylists, Image Renewal Organics, and Image 73 Apparel, is a true embodiment of entrepreneurial success on West Broadway. His journey and achievements as a local business owner will inspire aspiring entrepreneurs and showcase the opportunities for growth in our community.

Dr. Tara Watson, the owner of Watson Chiropractic and franchise owner of Anytime Fitness North Minneapolis location, will shed light on the importance of holistic health and wellness in our community. Her commitment to providing exceptional healthcare services and promoting active lifestyles is truly commendable.

We are also thrilled to have Sue Friedman, the owner of Friedman's Dept. Store, join us. With over 100 years of serving the North Minneapolis community, Friedman's Dept. Store has become a beloved institution on W. Broadway. Sue's insights into building a successful business and fostering community connections will be invaluable.

The West Broadway Business and Area Coalition's Annual Meeting: Building and Believing in West Broadway Panel is a unique opportunity to learn, connect, and be inspired by a remarkable lineup of panelists. Join us as we celebrate the vibrancy and potential of our community.


Mark your calendars for an evening of insightful conversations, empowering stories, and meaningful connections. Don't miss out on this transformative event that will leave you motivated to build and believe in West Broadway!

RSVP now to secure your spot at this inspiring event. We can't wait to see you there!

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