It’s amazing what can happen in a few short years, especially when a group of determined women comes together. For example, in a few short years, the Utah Professional Women in Building (PWB) started a women’s construction group in Utah, pulled together donations and skilled volunteer hours to completely build a house all by women, entered the house in the Utah Valley Parade … [Read more...] about All-Female Construction Team Unites to Build First House of Its Kind in U.S.
"The Page Company was a happy accident,” says Jordan Page. Her husband, Bubba, had started a business in college, so initially her role was to support him. Even though they had both always been frugal, when they had their first child, they had a meager income. “We were living off credit cards and sweet dreams. It got real and scary when kids got in the picture,” she … [Read more...] about Helping Families Find What’s Fun, Cheap, or Free
With hard work, perseverance, and his own two hands, Glen Yates has built Colt Builders, a successful construction company with several locations across the United States. But his vision is about much more than physical structures—it’s about building up people and improving communities. “Mondays are really no different than a Saturday or Sunday,” says Glen Yates, … [Read more...] about Colt Builders: Building Up Structures, People, and Communities
A Himalayan salt cave. Energy mapping. Magnetic therapy. Yoga. Hot Yoga. These are just some of the ways that entrepreneur Holly Draper is helping people to improve their minds and bodies at Purify Wellness in Pleasant Grove, Utah. In a time marked with health concerns, Holly Draper wants to help people of all ages be their healthiest selves. But that’s no easy task. … [Read more...] about Purify Wellness: Helping Others Become Healthy, Strong, and Well
When Anthony VanDyke, president of ALV Mortgage in Sandy, Utah, was looking for a nonprofit to partner with, he never imagined it would be with Make-A-Wish Utah. “I had a completely different perception of them. I would see them on the news or on Facebook. I would see them do a bunch of nice things for terminally ill kids,” recalls VanDyke. “I would always think, ‘That’s … [Read more...] about Utah Business Raising $100,000 to Grant Children’s Wishes