The segment included interviews with a MWBC Shop Local vendor and a graduate of the program - Saints Valley
On July 8, 2022 regional news channel, Fox 5 DC, aired their popular series ‘Zip Trip’ live from Rockville. Zip Trip is part of Fox 5 DC’s weekly series that highlights the best spots to visit around the D.C. region.
The Maryland Women’s Business Center Shop Local was invited to participate in Zip Trip as one of Rockville’s local business highlights. The segment included an overview of the MWBC Shop Local program with the Training & Events Manager, Thomas Squire, interviews with a current Shop Local vendor, Sheila Rose of Great Glass Creations, and a program graduate Lilit Ghazaryan who owns Saints Valley in Rockville Town Square.
Check out the MWBC Shop Local’s segment below!
About MWBC Shop Local
Shop Local is a retail business incubator program of the Maryland Women’s Business Center, an SBA-certified business development center, under Rockville Economic Development Inc. The program began in Rockville in 2018 with the partnership and sponsorship of Federal Realty Investment Trust. Shop Local provides support to the program’s entrepreneurs by providing free mentorship, expertise, access to investors, and in some cases, working capital in the form of a loan or grant. Learn more about MWBC Shop Local at https://mwbcshoplocal.com/about-the-program/