For those who have never experienced the small-town connections of Dunedin firsthand, I can personally attest to this city's ability to network! Especially when it comes to the women. Never have I seen a more welcoming, and outgoing group of business women, looking not only to promote their own businesses, but also to promote others! This was clearly apparent at our International Women's Day event at Cueni Brewing Company on Sunday, March 7th!
What makes all these women business-owners so amazing, is that they believe in the town, they believe in it's people, and most of all, they believe in themselves!
As the saying goes: She Believed She Could So She Did!
Let's take a look at some of the inspiring women-owned businesses in this town! Feel free to check out their links and follow their pages!
Brenda Schwandt with Cueni Brewing Company
Brenda, known by many as "Bren", is a co-owner of Cueni Brewing Company with her husband Jon! The brewery is located right off of the Pinellas Trail and was the host of this weekend's International Women's Day event! Cueni just released their women's day beer called Pink GR'oots and tapped it this past weekend for the Celebration! Thank you Bren for hosting such an amazing event. Everyone go grab a Pink GR'oots beer from Cueni Brewing Company and enjoy the great venue and company!
Location: 945 Huntley Ave, Dunedin, FL 34698
Phone: (727) 266-4102
Laura West with 511 Food Company
Laura West is the owner and operator of 511 Food Company. Laura provided the food at our Women's Day event from her food truck, tucked conveniently inside of Cueni Brewing Company! Laura also caters local events! Check out her website to cater your next event!
Phone: (727) 418-1459
Kaylin Ingram with Kay Coastal Designs
A little bit about me! My name is Kaylin and I am freelance graphic designer at Kay Coastal Designs based out of Dunedin, FL! All of these women on this page have helped me build my network tremendously and now I have tons of local clients needing logos, t-shirts, post cards, business cards, etc! I also painted the She Believed Mural outside of Cueni Brewing Company, my favorite project to date! If you are in need of a digital design (or even a mural of your own), please don't hesitate to reach out! Here is a picture of me and my amazing mother, Linda, who believed in me first! <3
Phone: (727) 771-3701
Bridget Belcik with Racetrack Printing Company
Bridget Belcik is the owner and founder of Racetrack Printing Company! She is the official printing company of Kay Coastal Designs and is responsible for ALL of the Women's Day Tees and Tanks at the event! She can print on anything from fabric to metal and does lots of business cards, post cards, tees, tanks, hats, koozies, tumblers, you name it! Check out her instagram to see some of her most recent projects! And hit her up if you need any merch for YOUR business, bridal shower, birthday or sports team!
Joy Hmielewski with Joyelan Photography and Skyway Property Imaging
Joy Hmielewski has been in photography going on 10 years. She owns two companies: Joyelan Photography and Skyway Property Imaging. Joyelan Photography specializes in weddings and elopements as well as portrait sessions, while Skyway Property Imaging specializes in Drone Photography, and real estate or commercial photography. Joy was also the photographer at the Women's Day Event this past weekend! Thank you Joy for your amazing work! Check out her stuff on her social media accounts below!
Facebook Joyelan Photography: https://www.facebook.com/Joyelancom
Facebook Skyway Property Imaging: https://www.facebook.com/SkywayPropertyImaging
Website Joyelan Photography: https://www.joyelan.com/
Website Skyway Property Imaging: http://www.skywaypropertyimaging.com/
Jenna Eberts with Salon Vibe
Meet Jenna she is the owner of Salon Vibe formally named Hair by Jenna. Her boutique style salon is located in the Salon Suites in Dunedin Florida. Jenna is a Florida native and her love for hair started at a young age. While attending high school Jenna enrolled in Dunedin Highs cosmetology program and then furthered her education at Sunstate Academy. She specializes in blondes, lived in color, Balayage and Extensions. You will always leave her salon feeling educated on how to style your hair and maintain your new look at home.
Phone: (727) 287-8541
Danielle Duffy with Think Tank HR!
Danielle Duffy is a mother of 3 daughters and is the founder of Think Tank-HR. Think Tank offers high level Corp HR to small growing businesses. Danielle specializes in development, compliance and culture. Thank you Danielle for all that you do for this town and it's people! Check out her pages below and reach out for any large or small scale HR needs you may have!
Phone: (813) 523-0495
Heather Miniello with Tide and True Realty
Heather Miniello is the founder and Broker of Tide and True Realty. T&T Realty is a boutique brokerage and offers concierge level service for all areas of your real estate needs. Heather specializes in Pinellas and working with investors looking to get started or expand their portfolios. With 10 years in the Real Estate business and investment world, she is the go-to person in the brokerage for investors. She loves helping first time home buyers and sellers, as well as seasoned ones. She has wonderful, seasoned agents that are happy to assist clients as well! She started this boutique brokerage because she realized helping others is what truly brings her joy in life and this was the best way to accomplish that. She welcomes new agents looking for a supportive Broker with ample education opportunities and no commission splits, something that's rare in the Real Estate office world. She is so excited to be located in downtown Dunedin as it's her home and favorite place on Earth. After running Meranova B&B the last few years, she's fallen even more in love with Dunedin and can't wait to expand her new business in such a supportive town.
Phone: (703) 586-8426
Address: 537 Douglas Ave. Ste. 13 Dunedin, FL 34698
Erin Wadelin with Nurture Chiropractic and Family Wellness
Dr. Erin Wadelin is the owner and Chiropractor at Nurture Chiropractic and Family Wellness. She utilizes a variety of treatment methods including chiropractic adjustments, soft tissue work, acupuncture, nutritional counseling, and lifestyle education to care for her patients. She believes that a healthy diet is a foundation of wellness, and she educates patients about ways in which nutrition can promote optimal physical, mental, and emotional health. Erin is amazing at what she does and is taking Dunedin by storm! Thank you Dr. Erin for all that you do for this town! Book an appointment with her today!
Phone: (727) 306-1306
Sabryna Wright with Be-Efficient Solutions
Sabryna is the owner and founder of Be-Efficient Solutions! "For years I’ve been telling close friends and family that I know I can start and run a business I just didn’t have an idea of what my business could be, I had wished that maybe someone would just trust me to open and run their business but that never happens. With a decade of small business experience, I just knew that there is a need for what I could offer.
Be-efficient Solutions is the product of that impossible idea - I help new entrepreneurs and existing owners to streamline their processes so that they can concentrate on growing the business. I offer resources for continued success and whole office solutions for efficiency."
Launching April 1st BEE ready 🐝
Brittni Almes with Full Moon Nails
Brittni Almes is the owner and operator of Full Moon Nails, a mobile nail tech bar! She brings her services right to you so you don't have to leave the comfort of your own home for a manicure or pedicure! She also does events and is looking to team up with local businesses in the area to bring her services to the town! Thank you Brittni!
Corrin Skubin with Homefront Realty
Corrin Skubin works for Homefront Realty based out of Dunedin, FL, located downtown! Homefront Realty focuses on friendly, personalized attention and has a passion for supporting, enjoying and working to promote and sell the Tampa Bay Area. Corrin recently just moved to Dunedin, FL from Panama with her family, where she owned and operated a magazine called Revista Donaire! Welcome to Dunedin Corrin! Thanks for all you do!
Chelsea with Natural Awakening Body Essentials
Chelsea and her boyfriend started Natural Awakening Body Essentials in March of 2020! "We live a very healthy, organic, lifestyle and we understand the importance of the products we use on our body. Our mission is to enlighten and educate people of this importance and provide them with the highest quality natural products." Check out some of her amazing organic and clean products at her links below!
Wendy Long with LaDee Da Kid's Spa
Wendy Long left her corporate job in 2015 to open a kid's salon. She was frustrated with the long hours and inability to spend much time with her two kids. Being a small business has required long hours and lots of hard work, but the flexibility has provided her more time to spend with her kids. LaDee-Da Kid's Spa offers Birthday Parties, Character visits and face painting, boys and girls haircuts, mani/pedi’s, hairstyles, glamour packages and more! Our priority is to make each visit a magical experience! Check out her website and social media accounts today!
Phone: (727) 301-1808
Maggie Butler with Local Union
Maggie Butler is a co-founder of Local Union, where she helps small businesses and entrepreneurs reach their full potential. Local Union provides personalized business solutions, blending consulting and coaching to provide profitable strategies for new and established companies. From Atlanta, Maggie and her husband Brent (the other Local Union co-founder) moved their family and business to Dunedin in October 2020. They have fallen in love with the small business community and natural beauty of their new town.
Margot Griffin with Inky Fingers Calligraphy
Margot Griffin is the owner of and hands behind Inky Fingers Calligraphy and Ink & Brush Studio, which focuses on custom watercolor illustrations. She moved to Dunedin from Key West in 2019 and enjoys collaborating with other local businesses to offer art classes and unique products. Painting home and pet portraits is one of her favorite ways to get to know her community. Check out her work on her links below!
Alyson Edens and Shana Mabie with Enlightened Solutions Design
Shana and Alyson created their interior design business after 15 years of friendship. They opened Enlightened Solutions because of their mutual love of beauty and design. They bring their expertise and passion to design custom, authentic, and creative spaces with ease and simplicity for their clients. Check out some of their before-and-after remodels on their instagram and at the links below!
Phone: (727) 244-4729
Vanessa Stubbs with V Marie Hair Studio
Vanessa Stubbs has been a hairstylist in the Tampa Bay area for over 12yrs. Specializing in blonding, precision haircuts, mens grooming and bridal hair styling. She recently opened her own salon, V Marie Hair Studio, inside My Salon Suites, Clearwater. #bossbabe Vanessa or "V" enjoys boating, bourbon and local craft beer.
Check out her work on the links below!
Katherine "Kat" Janus with Equation Wellness
Equation Wellness is founded on the principle that wellness is a balance of healthy eating, physical fitness, and stress management skills.
“I love my workouts with Kat; if you want more energy and to be stronger for everyday tasks, I highly recommend Equation Wellness! I take her TRX class, her Yoga class & her Functional Fitness Boot Camp class every week and love how they make me feel. I’m stronger and healthier then I’ve been in a long time. Do yourself a favor and check Equation Wellness on Facebook or call her at (727) 697-7495”
Phone: (727) 697-7495
Kaylin Hovance with Kay Hova Art
Kaylin Hovance of Kay Hova Art is a mixed media artist who is most famously known in the area for her ocean arial resin seascapes! She creates cheeseboards, earings, coasters, ornaments, magnets and even custom art pieces with her natural beachy designs! You can find her work for sale in Safety Harbor Galleria, Knot on Main Street, Dunedin Candle Company, You GOT This Belleair, One Amazing Find, and Seeds! You can also check out her stuff online or at the links below!
Phone: (330) 717-5339
Casey Gilger with The Jungle Nutrition
Casey Gilger is the owner and founder of The Jungle Nutrition. The Jungle Nutrition aims to be a healthy, fun and inspiring destination for our local community! Our goal is to provide Dunedin with a spot they can come hang out, improve their mood, put good nutrition into their bodies and enjoy the upbeat atmosphere of The Jungle. "We love making connections with each person who walks in this door and learning about their lives. We love Dunedin and we love improving the health and wellness of our community."
Address: 428 Patricia Avenue Dunedin, FL 34698
Phone: (727) 537-6268
Rebecca Breitling with The Healthy Gem, LLC
Rebecca with The Healthy Gem is a certified, licensed and insured yoga and fitness instructor. She offers studio classes, private sessions, and pop-up classes in and around the area! Her company is called The Healthy Gem and you can check them out at the links below!
Jessica Palenchar with Resupply Market
Jessica Palenchar is the owner and founder of Resupply Market, an Eco & Budget-Friendly Shop! Resupply Market offers amazing products to help you live better & waste less. We carry easy-to-use replacements for single-use plastics (& much more)! Thank you for being part of a new way to shop & care for the Earth! Check out her some of her amazing products at the links below!
Phone: (727) 314-5620
Thank you to all of the women-owned business who sponsored this event and all of the women who came out to support! You all made this event possible and made the vibe so great! All of these women in Dunedin make International Women's Day one of the easiest days to celebrate. Cheers to the all-encompassing SHE in "She believed she could so she did". Thank you for believing.
"She believed she could so she did."