OurShop College Hill

Meet the Participants of Round Three

The OurShop College Hill program provides brick-and-mortar businesses with rent-free space for six months, sales data analysis, financial education, mentorship, marketing, and storefront activation support.

Join Us for OurShop Round Three Grand Opening on 11/18

We are thrilled to invite you to the grand opening of the third round of OurShop College Hill, which will take place on Saturday, November 18th, 2023, at 11:00 AM. The event will be held indoors at 5846 Hamilton Ave. We warmly invite you to join us and make this day even more special. 

For this round of the OurShop program, we are excited to welcome five women-owned businesses that will begin operating rent-free at 5846 Hamilton Ave on November 18th:

Amire Shoetique

Owned By Indy Cook

Your go-to place for one-of-a-kind footwear.

Find Your Flow

Owned By Ayesha Khalee

Your source for holistic healing, offering a variety of wellness programs, rejuvenating merchandise, herbal teas, and more.

Kreative Soulutions

Owned By Brenda Hogan

A collection of gifts intended to uplift, inspire and empower.

Lusheous Collection

Owned By Renika Smiley

a plus size clothing boutique for women.


Meet the Round 2 Tenants:

Three businesses participated in the Second Round of Ourshop: In Fly We Trust owned by Brandon Hill, Learning Curve owned by Brent Hodge, and Pour owned by Zonieke Alston Betts.

In Fly We Trust

A line of self-development coloring books that use art as a tool for personal change and self-healing to address the stigmatization of mental health in communities of color and those in poverty.

Learning CURVE

Learning tools and toys. Targeting parents and teachers who want quality in the design and execution of teaching resources for their children. We are a resource for toys that inspire, spaces that teach, and the tools teachers and parents need to engage the children they love.

Pour Candle Co.

Pour Candle Co. is a luxury line of candles and home fragrance products inspired by all things wine and cocktails. To provide a unique candle-making experience for private parties and corporate events that cater to customers’ wants and needs.


Meet the OurShop Round 1 Tenants!

Five businesses took part in the first round of the OurShop program from November 2021 through April 2022. At 5852 Hamilton Ave, the tenant is Set the Vibez, owned by Erika Standifer. Four tenants will be located at 5846 Hamilton Ave including DeeDee’s Butter Bar owned by DeAngela Gill, LAMA Herbal Solutions owned by Maria Walkup and Laura McCarthy, Launch Party owned by Brittany Cochran, and Like Mom’s Only Vegan owned by Naomi Sams.

Set The Vibez

Find all your party store needs here. Check out her selection of balloon, gift, and other party necessities.

DeeDee’s Butter Bar

Natural crafted skincare made for you. Specializing in body butter, oils, body scrubs, and more.

Lama Herbal Solutions

A CBD shop selling topicals, gummies, pet CBD, and more.

Launch Party

An indie beauty shop carrying makeup, skincare, accessories, and more.

Like Moms Only Vegan

Specializing in homemade vegan cookies.

OurShop College Hill is committed to creating a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for entrepreneurs in our community to test their own storefronts. With this program, business owners can establish a brick-and-mortar space rent-free for six months, with sales data analysis, mentorship for marketing, and storefront activation support. Our mission is to help small business owners gain experience to achieve their dream of their own, independent store in the future.

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