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At 7:57pm on April 15, 2014, Kimberly said…
Hello Donna,

Thank you for welcoming me. I look forward to checking out your network/community and hope to pick up some much needed advice and ideas as I go along on my new adventure in soapmaking :)

I am actually new to Mt Airy MD myself and still trying to figure out how to get around town and into Frederick without using my Garmin! lol Have a great evening and thanks again for the warm welcome.
At 6:31am on March 31, 2014, Kerry Lamb said…
Now that's what I call a welcome! Thank you!
Kerry (the Taswegian).
Taswegian Washouse (In development).
At 9:04pm on February 9, 2014, Robyn Kyberd said…

Thank you Donna Maria for your kind words :D  The magazine is full of so many beautiful hand-made things and useful tips for indie business owners to inspire makers and designers around the world - definitely makes my job very rewarding and full of creativity.

At 3:15pm on December 26, 2013, Chris King said…

Hello Donna,

Can I get additional information on leading the Houston Indie Business Group?


Chris King

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At 12:20pm on December 26, 2013, Chris King said…

Happy Holidays Donna,

I am interested in the Houston Indie Group.  Can I get a little information about the group.  

Chris King

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At 4:34pm on November 19, 2013, Tessa Sainz said…

Thank you!

At 11:36pm on November 18, 2013, Nancy Newsom-Pravetz said…

It's taken me a while, but I'm finally plugging in. Thanks for the welcome.

At 1:21pm on November 18, 2013, Van Hammill said…

Hi Donna,

  thank you so much. We have learned alot running our first business and we hope to pass along what we have learned and even pick up few ideas along the way.



At 11:00am on November 18, 2013, Asia El said…
Greetings and thank you for the warm welcome. My products are available at www.etsy.com/shop/GlossBossSoaps
At 3:59pm on September 10, 2013, Ivana Eatmon said…

It is near Raleigh, NC. Just a very small town! 

At 3:43pm on September 10, 2013, Ivana Eatmon said…

Thank you so much!! I am very excited to be here too!

At 3:08pm on May 29, 2013, Jodie Koehn said…

Hi Donna,

We met at the Tenn Soap and Candle. I am "peace and carrots" if you might remember. You were so inspiring...here I am. I can't wait to go on this journey with indie. I'm so impressed!

At 2:51pm on May 23, 2013, Chris King said…

Thank you for the explanation. 

At 12:36pm on May 23, 2013, Chris King said…

Hello Donna,

I have to membership full and the free one. I joined years ago for information and recently joined as a full membership.  How do merge both memberships?

At 4:09pm on April 30, 2013, Sebrina Gaisie said…

Hi Donna Maria,

                   Thank you so much!!!


                                            Sebrina Gaisie

At 9:32am on April 3, 2013, Nancy Watkins said…
Hi Donna Marie, I would like to change from a portage to a regular membership. Very excited about having a Cleveland group to join. I hope to be more active with the group.
Thank you for your insperation.
At 2:55pm on March 30, 2013, Ray said…

Nice. Wrightsville is in new hanover county (Wilmington). Southern end of the state.

At 4:52pm on March 11, 2013, Angela Downey said…

Thank you, Donna Maria.  I produce edible desserts.  http://www.downeysdesserts.com

At 9:59pm on February 26, 2013, Ryanne - Safaa Naturals said…
Awww thanks Donna Maria! I'm honored to be a part of such a talented group of people :)
At 8:33pm on February 23, 2013, Mary Humphrey said…

Donna Maria, we have moved to Tampa, Florida. I am joining the Tampa Indie Group and would be honored to be the leader of the group! My personal and Indie group plans for 2013 are to continue with my mission (in short) to Share, Encourage, and Grow (long form) to share with and encourage others to realize and grow their (God-given) gifts and talents. As a leader I will be an advocate for small business and encourage positive growth through group meet-ups and involvement. As you know, I am currently the Cincinnati director, which ultimately was difficult for me due to my very rural location. I am excited to move back to an urban area where I will be able to reach out and be involved. My business at this time consists of writing (a goal of 4 additional books this year), consultation, and I may fire my soap business back up. Pivoting has definitely become familiar to me! Thank you for your consideration! Mary

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