Black Entrepreneur vendor fair highlights Flint Hills area businesses
MANHATTAN, Kan. (WIBW) - In honor of National Black Business month, the Black Entrepreneurs of the Flint Hills hosted a vendor fair in Manhattan on Saturday afternoon.
The vendor fair offered a one-stop shop for community members to explore black-owned businesses in the Manhattan area.
A variety of vendors were on hand, from food vendors to artists to service vendors.
The vendor fair was to highlight the under-represented, under-estimated businesses in the Flint Hills.
“The purpose of our group is to be able to connect, equip and empower black-owned businesses in the Flint Hills, so that we can have a positive impact on our community.” Black Entrepreneurs of the Flint Hills founder Sheila Ellis Glasper says.
Black Entrepreneurs of the Flint Hills is partnered with SPARK, a non-profit to promote and grow an inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Flint Hills.
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