Celebrating National Black Business Month in Liberty County
August is National Black Business Month; this is a time to celebrate and acknowledge black-owned businesses across the nation. Liberty County’s business community is consistently adding new opportunities for shopping, dining and more- a large percentage of these businesses are black-owned. This month we are celebrating a few of our local businesses! Check them out below and show your support.
Mitch Boston has brought his love of hot dogs from Brooklyn down to Liberty County with our first hotdog place- Big Dawgs. The restaurant brings everyone a taste of home with their diverse menu. Mitch has found a passion for community involvement! Find him hosting a hot dog eating contest at a Back to School Bash or serving up dawgs at a Chamber event. He serves up his signature dawgs with a big smile!
Baker Girls Beauty, Relaxation & Recovery Retreat
LaTonya Baker is the owner of Baker Girls and the queen of personal relaxation. She has created a unique relaxation and healing space for the mind, body and soul with modern flare. They specialize in couple and individual retreat packages, massage, waxing and relaxation therapy. The Baker Girls are doing their part to give back to our hardworking community. They are offering Tension Tuesday’s. This is for all downtown employees to receive any relaxation service for $1 a minute. Looking for a couples retreat, spa day with your girl friends or to get away from your daily stressors? Book your day to decompress and get some much needed pampering from the Baker Girls!
Veranique Collections is a veteran owned business that strives to ensure their products make you feel like a more confident version of yourself. They offer specialty crafted cologne and perfumes, lip gloss and a variety of hair accessories. Ver’na, the owner, is always bringing new items to spice up the collection and keep customers returning for more. Check out their website to treat yourself to some new perfume or a new pair of leggings.
Kandra Hudson, owner of Cakamile, has brought a spiritually holistic store to downtown Hinesville. Inspired to live a cleaner, more natural lifestyle Kandra began to create all her own products which is how Cakamile, LLC was started. Cakamile offers a variety of products. These include African Raw Black Soap, Elderberry Syrup, crystals and more. Kandra loves to educate everyone on how to take a more holistic approach to live better, and be more mindful on what you are putting in or on your body. Cakamile also offers Spiritually Wholistic Yoga every 3rd Saturday of the month- be sure to check out their Facebook page to find out the details to attend.
The Diamond Life Home
The Diamond Life Homes offers a variety of ways to spoil yourself without blowing your budget. To the business creator, Kay Summerville, luxury is a piece of mind. Kay states that it is her desire to see women, especially women of color, take ownership of their narratives by living their best life. Influenced by the ambiance of high-class hotels, she has created products that elevate the aesthetic of your home and infuse that experience into your everyday life. Live the Diamond Life, and indulge in luxurious bags, wood wick candles and more! Stop by Mart in Mercantile or The Diamond Life website to bring a bit of luxury into your home today.