Hands Up Lake County Winners

2022 Winners

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Angela’s Anytime Rides

Angela Nicole Hughes

As a local businesswoman and Lake County resident, Angela Nicole Hughes always wanted to make a difference in the community.

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Grillagan’s Island

Nicole B Gentry

She discovered that it is not enough to have a passion and love for cooking, but knowledge of business management is also necessary.

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Land Escape

Curtis Cook

He takes pride in his work and is committed to providing the best service to enhance the aesthetics of any home and create a calming, peaceful atmosphere.

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Peace And Plenty Farm

Melinda Robin Price

Peace And Plenty Farm LLC is the result of two people who wanted to be part of the local food movement and supply fresh, organically grown produce to the community.

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Rock N’ Rolled Ice-cream

Baylee Ann Grove

Together with her mom, aunt, and grandmothers, she started Rock N' Rolled Ice-Cream for Lake County residents to enjoy her favorite treat.

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Stitch Envy

Robin Marie Marsolek

Her uniqueness is reflected in the quality of her work and her desire to reduce waste by enabling customers to continue to wear the clothes they already own with style and grace.

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The Bee’s Knees

Karen Kress

With extensive experience in the field of cosmetology, Karen is keen on sharing her knowledge with other individuals interested in building careers in this career path.

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Upper Lake Grocery

Ben Guenther

Upper Lake Grocery, the store serves the local community by offering daily necessities and various goods and services, including a fresh produce section, meat, and a sandwich Deli.

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2021 Winners

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Bottlerock Candle Studio

Jennifer Marie Gayda

Bottlerock Candle Studio offers healthy superior quality, and handcrafted candles, and home decor.

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Party Ideas

Maria Silva

Party Ideas by Maria Silva is home to the widest selection of party supplies loved by children and adults alike.

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Reese Ranch Retreat

Catherine Ann Reese

Ever-evolving is an excellent way to describe the history of Reese Ranch Retreat. What started as a photography studio turned into a lodging business.

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Red Feather Leather

Brianna Elisabeth Thomas

Red Feather Leather is a leather shop run by Brianna Elisabeth Thomas. She has always been fascinated by art and grew tired of the plain old paper canvas.

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Send Rover on Over Doggie

Valeri Ann Stallings

Valeri Ann Stallings is passionate about the care of animals, the safety of dogs, and the peace of mind of their owners.

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Wild Hope Bakery

Ashley Ruth Garrigus

After completing her education and training, Ashley Ruth Garrigus worked many jobs learning different branches of pastry.

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2020 Winners

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Clear Lake Boat Rental

Lisa Wilson

The second prize of the Hands Up Lake County Business Competition 2020 amounting to $5,000 went to Lisa Wilson of Clear Lake Boat Rental.

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LAM Printing

Nick and Myra Lam

Lam Printing is a custom apparel shop located in Clearlake that offers silkscreen, embroidery, high-quality prints, low pricing, and fast turnaround time.

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Susie Q’s Donuts & Espresso

David Brown

Susie Q’s Donuts & Espresso serves donuts baked fresh daily, coffee, espresso, sandwich, and breakfast. They deliver their goods across Lake County.

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The Ripe Choice Farm & Catering

Mark and Tammy Lipps

The Ripe Choice Farm and Catering is located in Clearlake and is owned and managed by purpose-driven individuals, Mark and Chef Tammy Lipps.

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True Grit Coffeehouse

Dottie Bates

True Grit Coffee House is located in Loch Lomond, owned and managed by Dottie Bates – a barista with ten years of experience in the industry.

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Wild Bee Creations

Stacie Jusdon

Stacie Judson started Wild Bee Creations in 2011 when she moved from San Francisco. Their magic lies beneath their toxin-free ingredients,...

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P.O. Box 1646,
Lakeport, CA 95453