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#OTGYpsi: How Local Crafters Remain Creative And Afloat In The Pandemic

Dec 9, 2020

What impact has the coronavirus pandemic had on Ypsilanti's creative business operators?  That's the focus of this week's "On The Ground-Ypsi."  Lisa Barry and Sarah Rigg talk with Ypsilanti crafters Bill Pemberton and Amy Balzer-Pemberton about that, learning they decided they had to get creative if they wanted to keep their craft businesses alive.


Resources:

Concentrate Ann Arbor

Sarah Rigg's Feature Article: Ypsi craftspeople get even more creative to weather COVID-19 pandemic

Professor Pemberton's Wands

Clever Creations by Amy

Concentrate Media COVID-19 Coverage

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