‘Something as small as a seed can spark the imagination.’ New Dayton Art Institute photography exhibition opens

The Dayton Art Institute’s latest Focus Exhibition, “Archiving Eden: Dornith Doherty Photographs,” is on view.

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Photographer Dornith Doherty traveled the world documenting seed banks and preservation efforts in the face of climate change and decreased agricultural diversity.

a glass display case: Dornith Doherty, Açaí Research, EMPRABA, Brazil, 2012, archival pigment print. Courtesy of the artist, Moody Gallery, Houston; and Holly Johnson Gallery, Dallas, Texas.

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Dornith Doherty, Açaí Research, EMPRABA, Brazil, 2012, archival pigment print. Courtesy of the artist, Moody Gallery, Houston; and Holly Johnson Gallery, Dallas, Texas.

Inspired by the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Norway, Doherty’s photographic series considers the philosophical and ecological issues surrounding the role of science and human action in relation to gene banking, according to a DAI release.

The exhibition includes 22 large-scale photographs created with X-ray photographs, composite images and lenticular panels.

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“These beautiful images demonstrate our intertwined relation with nature and how something as small as a seed can

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How to Create a Graph in Excel & Make It Relative in Size | Small Business

Microsoft Excel 2010 features a tool set that offers you the option of performing assorted functions on your data, including turning that data into a graph. Your Excel graph will be inserted into your worksheet as an image separated from the worksheet, which allows you to resize the graph to fit your needs. However, as the actual size of your graph may be important in relation to your data, you can adjust the size of the graph to keep it relative to your data.

Double-click the Excel file containing the information you wish to use for your graph.

Click on the top-left cell containing the data for your graph, and then, while holding down the mouse button, drag the blue box until all your desired data is selected.

Click the “Insert” tab at the top of the window.

Select the type of graph that you wish to create from the

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Industrial Development Association Gives Big Boost To Small Businesses In Wyandanch

WYANDANCH, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – In one underserved community on Long Island, there are positive steps forward.

Dozens of struggling entrepreneurs have just been given a big boost.

As CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan reports, Wyandanch is slowly rising.

The hamlet is located in the Town of Babylon. There’s new affordable housing surrounding the rebuilt LIRR train station, and shops that cry out “give us a chance” in the financially strapped community.

“I was born and raised here. Gives me a sense of pride being here, giving services,” said William Certain of Spin The Yard Boutique.

He and his wife Renita are glowing with news of Industrial Development Association funding helping the open an outreach boutique to assist those struggling mentally and financially.

“We just have people come in. They talk. They feel relaxed. They share,” Renita Certain said.

Minority-owned businesses, some of the most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, are grateful

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Town of Saugus accepting applications for microenterprise business assistance to support local small businesses impacted by COVID-19 pandemic – News – Saugus Advertiser

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Town Manager Scott Crabtree issued the following press release

Saugus Town Manager Scott C. Crabtree and the Board of Selectmen are pleased to announce that the Town of Saugus is now accepting applications for microenterprise business assistance to provide financial support to small businesses within the community that have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The town was awarded a grant of up to $360,000 earlier this summer through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development’s (DHCD) Community Development Block Grant COVID-19 opportunity (CDBG-CV) to provide financial assistance to local small businesses that are being negatively impacted as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The town is now able to open the financial

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The Best Tablets for Small Businesses in 2020

A tablet can become a powerful tool for your small business. The large screen is ideal for demos, graphs, and images, while the portable design makes a tablet more convenient than a laptop. If you’re often on the go and need a large screen to share information with employees or clients, a tablet could be an ideal choice for you.

Before investing in a tablet, it is a good idea to look at what features that offer and whether those features are necessary for your business.  The best tablets for small businesses should enhance connectivity and portability, deliver the kind of performance you need, and remain affordable.

How to choose a tablet

When you start shopping for a tablet for yourself and your team, do not get mesmerized by all the flashy products that are available. You’ll be happier with your purchase, and it will serve you better if you

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Ghetto Gastro and CRUX Are Launching an Exclusive Line of Small Kitchen Appliances with Williams Sonoma

A team of young chefs redefining the culinary world recently joined forces with a brand known for its stylish, functional kitchen appliances, resulting in a new collection of cookware you need to know about. Ghetto Gastro, a Bronx-based culinary collective founded by Jon Gray, Pierre Serrao, and Lester Walker, and CRUX, a kitchenware brand designed for modern home cooks, have teamed up to create an exclusive line of cookware with Williams Sonoma. “Williams Sonoma began working with Ghetto Gastro and CRUX on a collaboration over a year ago out of admiration for the culinary collective’s shared commitment to community and advancing social justice through food,” said Williams Sonoma president, Ryan Ross, in a statement. “Ghetto Gastro’s culinary prowess and passion for design, culture, and community come through in every piece of the collection.”

Upgrade your kitchenware with this bold collection.

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Upgrade your kitchenware with this bold collection.

Courtesy of Williams Sonoma

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United States Small Household Appliances Market Size & Forecast Report 2020-2024 Featuring Major Players

Dublin, Sept. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “The US Small Household Appliances Market: Size & Forecast with Impact Analysis of COVID-19 (2020-2024)” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The US Small Household Appliances Marketreport provides an in-depth analysis of the US small household appliances market with description of market sizing and growth. The analysis includes the market by value, by volume, by category, by product and by region. Furthermore, the report also provides detailed category analysis, product analysis and regional analysis.

Moreover, the report also assesses the key opportunities in the market and outlines the factors that are and would be driving the growth of the industry. Growth of the overall the US small household appliances market has also been forecasted for the years 2020-2024, taking into consideration the previous growth patterns, the growth drivers and the current and future trends.

The US small household appliances market

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Best Wayfair Small Appliance Sale Deals

If you’re a coffee aficionado, odds are you’re spending hundreds of dollars (at least) per year getting your caffeine fix—if you always go out to the local café, that is. Whether your drink of choice is a latte, Americano, or plain ol’ piping-hot cup of joe, there are plenty of gadgets out there designed to help you save some serious dough by making your favorites at home. No matter if you prefer your coffee hot or iced (or both), these 12 handy products will help you live your best caffeinated life. Plus, your wallet will thank you.

1. Takeya Deluxe Cold Brew Coffee Maker; $22

This cold brew coffee maker from Takeya has over 11,000 five-star reviews on Amazon, and it’s easy to see why. Not only is it made of durable, shatterproof plastic (read: no more accidental spillage), but it’s also incredibly simple to use. All you have to

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Do You Need an IT Department at Your Small Business?

a close up of a logo: Glowing digital icons representing IT support options, including phone and chat, floating in front of a sea of digital numbers and letters.

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Glowing digital icons representing IT support options, including phone and chat, floating in front of a sea of digital numbers and letters.

Does your company need an IT (Information Technology) department? Once a staple of large corporations, IT functions are now affordable for businesses of all sizes thanks to the advent of cloud computing and IT management software.

Yet, according to one study, only 17% of small businesses are where they want to be with their technology use. This makes sense. A small business has to juggle implementing a website and adopting tools, such as accounting software, along with running a company.

If you’re spending an increasing amount of time managing and troubleshooting your company’s tech, it’s time to map out a formal IT strategy. Whether that entails building out a separate IT department depends on your needs.

Let’s look at an IT department’s roles and responsibilities

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How to Make a Half-Fold Brochure Template in Word | Small Business

Microsoft provides Microsoft Office users with a wide variety of tools for creating brochure templates. In Word 2010 and Word 2007, you create brochure templates from new documents or from pre-designed templates that you modify. As creating a brochure template is simply a matter of changing a document’s page layout and basic formatting via the ribbon in Word, you can usually make a horizontal or vertical oriented half-fold brochure template to use for future projects in under a half hour.

Select Document

Click the “File” tab in Word 2010 or the “Office” button in Word 2007.

Select “New” to open the New Document window and select “Blank Document.” To use a predesigned template, select “Brochures and Booklets” in Word 2010, or “Brochures” in Word 2007, wait for the available templates to appear and select one.

Click “Create” to open the blank or predesigned document template.

Highlight or select with your

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