Most of the media often paints all businesses with a single stroke, but in our experience businesses are each unique and so many of them are focused on making the world a better place. We’ve highlighted a few such gems below.

Crystal Logan | Freelance Designer & Marketer

Honestly, Northern DFW Happenings is in its infancy. I’m not even sure I would categorize it as a business. In the Last year and a half to 2 years, I started working more and more in-person markets and events with my craft business CbyCGraphicDesign (Creations by Crystal Graphic Design). Last Fall is when I really realized just how many markets, festivals, and events were happening in my area on the same days and times. As a vendor, it would be frustrating looking around trying to find events to sign up for but it was also at times frustrating to find out or hear people later say well had I realized that event was so close to this other one that I went to, I’d have gone there too. Read more>>

Bibi Kemper | Shop Owner, Small World Goods

Through my business, Small World Goods, I prioritize working with women artisans in Asia & Africa, who have the least opportunities for professional growth in their communities. I work only in parts of the world I’ve either lived in, or been traveling to for at least 10 years, so that I can be as respectful and authentic as possible, and especially seek out makers who don’t have an online presence, due to limited internet access or knowledge. These are the makers who struggle most to build their business and expand their network. Read more>>

Donna Gafford | Actress, Business Owner, Lover of Life!

As an actress, I love impactful, meaningful stories! Because of the last 3 years, film proved to be so very important! Movies connected us during very trying times! They provided us with laughter and tears and all the emotions in between! Movies entertained us while our country experienced hardships. So very beneficial to our society! Read more>>