February is Black History Month and for over 50 years, Americans have observed Black History Month, honoring the history, struggles and triumphs of Black Americans. The honor and achievements need to be recognized year round and by no means can be confined to just one month, but there’s no question that during this Black History Month these Greater St. Cloud businesses also need to be celebrated. Here are some recommendations of local black-owned businesses in Greater St. Cloud to support this month, and every month.
Ashley’s Yummy Rollz
Ashley’s Yummy Rollz is a catering business owned by Ashley Williams. Ashley’s Yummy Rollz serves up a delicious variety of mouthwatering foods. To taste it for yourself, get in contact with Ashley at 320-466-0222, you won’t be disappointed!
Back to Vintage
If you’re into thrifting and finding one of kind pieces, Back to Vintage is the perfect shopping destination! Back to Vintage is owned by Quint Warren and is located at 3807 W. St. Germain St. in St. Cloud. You can buy, sell, trade vintage items, and find your new favorite outfit all in one place!
Ellora’s Beauty Supply
Ellora Jackson opened Ellora’s Beauty Supply 9 years ago. Located at 3320 W. Division Street, St. Cloud, Ellora’s offers hair products, hair accessories, wigs and beauty supplies. The store is also home to DripBar clothing, owned by Jackson’s daughter, Lenora Hunt.
Filsan Talent Partners
Filsan Talent Partners, founded by Hudda Ibrahim, is a Diversity and Inclusion Consulting firm. Filsan Talent Partners offers diversity inclusion training, recruitment training, speaking engagements and more! Filsan Talent Partners can help your business thrive and create an inclusive workspace for everyone on your team.
Krewe has a happy and fun atmosphere, and an incredible menu of delicious food! They feature Cajun, Creole, Italian, Vietnamese, and Irish-influenced dishes. Krewe is located in downtown St. Joseph and features great music and a New Orleans feel. At Krewe, it’s no doubt that everyone will find a dish to enjoy!
Looking for other ways to support black businesses in our community?
Join Higher Works Collabortive for a celebration of Black Excellence on Friday, February 17th – Sunday February 19th at The Park Event Center. All are welcome. There will be a Black Business Expo, Black Excellence Gala, and a Black History Celebration. For more details and to register: CLICK HERE.
Tune into the Higher Works Collabortive PODCASTS with Buddy King as they have discussions with black leaders in the Greater St. Cloud community.