Tag: Small Business

Restaurant owners take on pro-life mission

Restaurant owners take on pro-life mission

| September 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

Even before patrons pull into the parking lot at Gorman’s Restaurant alongside a bustling stretch of Highway 5 in Lake Elmo, they get a taste of what the owners, Kathleen and Edward Gorman, stand for. Planted in front of the restaurant are about 30 political campaign signs all with one thing in common — they […]

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Oral surgeon sees mission to treat poor, uninsured

Oral surgeon sees mission to treat poor, uninsured

| September 23, 2010 | 2 Comments

The patients who go to Dr. Thomas Keane’s Edina dental clinic aren’t like the patients one might expect to encounter at a suburban clinic. That’s because Keane is one of only two oral surgeons in the Twin Cities who take most of the area’s Medicaid patients, he explained. “We don’t close our doors to anybody,” […]

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For produce seller, business honors dad’s memory

For produce seller, business honors dad’s memory

| September 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

Years ago, Paul Piazza made a pact with his brother: Never would they sit at a desk selling produce like their father. After college, Piazza, determined to forge his own destiny, found work in the stained glass trade. Then, a funny thing happened. Upon hearing that a sales position had opened up at his dad’s […]

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Researcher finds secret to success in prayer

Researcher finds secret to success in prayer

| September 23, 2010 | 1 Comment

“How’s it going?” James Cahill, 71, asked the grocery store manager he met while conducting market research in a store. “Boy, it’s just terrible,” the man replied. “Unless we get some increased traffic in the store today, they’re going to start taking money out of my pay to cover the store’s overhead.” Cahill didn’t miss […]

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