Showing posts from February, 2021

Supplier Spotlight: Cinnamon Shtick

Not everyone has the courage to follow their dream. Rob Finkelstein did. The attorney and former nglccNY Chair of Supplier Diversity and former NGLCC Co-Chair of the Legal Industry Council recently launched Cinnamon Shtick , a recipe blog that offers his scrumptious dessert, bread and pastry recipes, including, but definitely not limited to, cinnamon infused delectables.   Photo credit: Cinnamon Shtick nglccNY Chair of Media & Communications Cindi Creager recently had a chance to check in with Rob about this inspiring pursuit. Read the Q & A below.  ** Cindi : How does it feel to have this labor of love up and running?  Rob :  It's fabulous. To be able to take a hobby that you are passionate about and turn it into a side-business … it's been super fun.  Cindi : How did your blog come about?  Rob : I always wanted to go to culinary school, specifically for pastry arts. In 2017, I decided it was time, so I just went for it! The program was 9 months long, 3 nights per week

nglccNY Spotlight: Carolyn M. Brown, Founder, True Colors Project & My True Colors Festival

This month we are thrilled to amplify nglccNY member, Carolyn M. Brown , who is an award-winning journalist, author, playwright, producer and founder of True Colors Project LLC, a social enterprise that produces and presents BIPOC and LGBTQIAGNC+ themed content through theater, digital, film and live events. She is also the Co-Founder/Executive Director of My True Colors Festival , a multidisciplinary arts event (including theater, film, dance, original web series, etc.) dedicated to bringing together multicultural, multinational LGBTQIAGNC+ artists and allies to showcase their works.  Carolyn is also a cherished member of nglccNY’s communications committee. In that role she regularly volunteers her time to write feature stories about other Chamber members that are showcased on this very blog and in our monthly newsletter. nglccNY’s Chair of Media & Communications Cindi Creager interviewed Carolyn about her impactful work. Read the Q & A below. ** Cindi : Tell me a little bit a