Live6 Alliance launches Inaugural Home (Base) for The Holidays Marketplace


Media advisory

Alliance Live6 – Dr. Geneva J. Williams, Executive Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 24, 2021

Alliance Live6 launches the Inaugural Home (Base) for the Holidays Marketplace presented by Huntington Bank

DETROIT – With small business development among its key priorities, the Live6 Alliance, the strong community development organization in Northwest Detroit, announces the launch of Home (Base) for the Holidays – A Live6 Marketplace presented by Huntington Bank. This market will be held on Fridays and Saturdays starting November 26-27 at its Neighborhood HomeBase headquarters located at 7426 West McNichols in Detroit. The Pop-Up Vacation Shop offers residents and visitors the opportunity to support small businesses in the Detroit area that may not have traditional brick and mortar locations.

Some of the companies you can shop with are:

• Marie’s Memories Bakery LLC with baked goods made from scratch.

• Hair Heart Home for hair care products.

• Nissy’s Fabulous Fashions for handcrafted jewelry.

• Detroit Denim Co. for custom handmade jeans.

• Jungle Gem Enterprise for crystals, incense, and spiritual jewelry.

• Accelerate4Kids for youth development and education.

• Sankofa passport with African exports, antiques, pearls and textiles.

• Olivia Indigo with abstract art.

• Paradise Natural Foods for plant-based foods and desserts.

• Konjo Me Authentic Ethiopian cuisine for spices, coffee and food.

• African herbswoman for natural herbs.

• SanDees for women’s crochet fashion.

• Detroit Book City with new releases of Kwanzaa books, magazines and accessories on select dates.

Other companies will participate in the coming weeks.

The The market will be open for purchases on Fridays from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.. from November 26 to December 18. Throughout the duration of the market there will also be pop-up activities for children from partners in the region. The best DJs in the area will add great music to the shopping experience. Connect to our social media platforms to plan both family entertainment and shopping in one place!

With the importance of buying locally and supporting small businesses this season more than ever, Home (Base) for the Holidays offers an exceptional opportunity for a community experience in one of Detroit’s most iconic neighborhoods. Shoppers are encouraged to explore the myriad of shops and restaurants along Livernois and W. McNichols.

“Our mantra: Together, We Thrive, has become Together We Thrive and Shop, as we encourage people to support the growth of small businesses and to have a true hometown experience in Detroit’s historic shopping district.” said Dr Geneva Williams, Executive Director of Live6 Alliance and longtime supporter of a vibrant life in the automotive city. “Let’s help our neighbors become successful entrepreneurs by finding unique and meaningful gifts for friends and family. Thank you, Huntington Bank, for sponsoring this wonderful opportunity!

Dr. Williams and many vendors participating in Home (Base) for the Holidays are available for interviews. Please contact Peg Tallet at pegtallet@gmail.com to schedule interviews.

LIVEBIG.LIVEPROUD.LIVE6.

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The Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau is a private, non-profit organization whose mission is to market and sell the Detroit metro area globally as a destination for leisure and business travel, including including conventions, trade shows, company meetings, tours and incentive trips to maximize additional visitors, visitor spending, state and local tax revenues and employment opportunities.
More than 700 companies are represented among the members of the DMCVB. The DMCVB was founded in 1896 as the world’s first convention and visitors bureau. visitdetroit.com


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