Rising Queens class

Budding business people are shown Friday evening an entrepreneurship workshop offered by the Rising Queens. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation gave the organization a $24,000 grant to offer the workshops. The second series of classes is in progress with a third planned for July.

BELOIT—From farmers to a fashion designer, a diverse group of people planning to grow their own businesses are devoting their Friday evenings to a series of entrepreneurial workshops thanks to the Rising Queens.

The non-profit organization received $24,000 from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation to provide the courses which are offered free to any interested people. The classes are held at the Rising Queens’ home offices at 401 Park Ave.