Up & Coming Weekly

November 08, 2022

Up and Coming Weekly is a weekly publication in Fayetteville, NC and Fort Bragg, NC area offering local news, views, arts, entertainment and community event and business information.

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WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM NOVEMBER 9 - 15, 2022 UCW 11 Support veterans by choosing veteran-owned businesses by HANNAH LEE While there are several veteran- owned businesses in Fayetteville, and we certainly cannot fit them all here, there are some that definitely stand out. Support local veterans by sup- porting their local businesses. Boone Trail Fit Body Boot Camp: Owner Dinah Goodman has a love for fitness and helping people reach their fitness goals. Goodman joined the Army at the age of 17, where she learned she could do more than she thought she was physically capable of doing. Boone Trail Fit Body Boot Camp offers high-powered 30-minute classes. Every workout is profession- ally designed and led by nationally certified coaches who are driven to help you get the results you want. is fitness center has been voted as Up & Coming Weekly's Best Veteran-Owned Business of 2022. ey are located at 3039 Boone Trail #100. Dirtbag Ales Brewery & Taproom: e Dirtbag Ales legend began several years ago while its founders were serv- ing in the U.S. Army. One of Dirtbag Ales' founders, Tito, traded the prom- ise of free beer for life in exchange for a friend's home-brew kit. ere were many long nights of stove-top brews, which led to a homemade all-grain brewing system founded in Tito's garage. Brew after successful brew led to a new calling for Tito and the pre- liminary beginnings of Dirtbag Ales Brewery. is staple in Hope Mills has been named Up & Coming Weekly's Best Venue, Club for Live Music, Bar for Craft Beers, and Best Brew House. ey are located at 5435 Corporation Drive. Heritage Jewelers: is veteran- owned jewelry store is known for mili- tary custom jewelry, like the Special Forces Ring. ey are open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and are open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays. ey are located at 114 Westwood Shopping Center. Meraki Creative Agency: At Meraki Creative Agency, joy, happiness and color are their passion. is veteran- owned company dedicates their creative efforts to impact and stimu- late the local community. ey thrive on helping to design and develop joyful experiences for your personal celebrations, businesses and corpo- rate events. Karoll Echeverri, veteran, and Brittany Cobb, Army spouse, are the ladies behind the business doing the best they can to find joy every day and help your celebrations, large and small, become even more beautiful. To look at their services, go to www. yourlittlejoyshop.com or visit their physical location at 1009 Marlborough Road. Pressed — A Creative Space: is store sells clothing, crystals and other items of interest for those who see things differently. ey are a veteran-owned business in downtown Fayetteville. ey are open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. ey are located at 120 Hay Street. e Virtual Call Center, Inc: is call center provides a wide range of professional support services to hun- dreds of U.S. Virtual Agents, Freelanc- ers, Sole Proprietors, Client Support Professionals and Independent Con- tracting Agents, who are certified to deliver high-quality services for a wide range of growing enterprises, national brands and Fortune 500 companies. e work from home movement continues to gain momentum daily. Virtual technology has transformed the way we work. With so many work- from-home opportunities available nationwide, it's important that people decide if the opportunity is reputable and creates work-life balance for their family. is local business is owned by veteran Toya Collins-Younger. To learn more, go to jt-virtual.com/. Triangle Rock Club — Fayetteville: e Triangle Rock Club is a premiere indoor rock climbing center and gym. eir new, state-of-the-art facility offers both lead and top rope climb- ing, bouldering and a comprehen- sive fitness center. Don't dread that mundane workout at your 'average' fitness center, come to Triangle Rock Club to put some excitement back into your life. is gym is located at 5213 Raeford Road. HANNAH LEE, Assistant Editor. COMMENTS? Editor@upandcomin- gweekly.com. 910-484-6200. FEATURE Seasonal & One-of-a-Kind GIFTS are HERE! 2828 Raefd Rd. 910-988-7777 www.fayettevillepiccadillycircus.com Hours Mon-Sat 10-6 • Sun 12-5 SAVE THE DATE! Not all Bragging is a bad thing! Bragg Mutual Makes Banking Simple. JOIN TODAY! Equal Credit Opportunity Lender.

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