Midtown Nail Salon Opens Thanks to Motor City Match Grant
CBS Detroit – Motor City Match has awarded its 105th award to Polished Lounge, a nail salon in Detroit’s Midtown. In a report by the Detroit Free Press, Ia Vang who is the owner of the salon received $65,000 from Motor City Match. Motor City Match helps businesses in the City of Detroit and is a partnership with the City of Detroit, the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation, the Economic Growth Corporation, and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. So far a little over 1,400 businesses have benefitted from Motor City Match with $7.5 million in grants given out. Vang told the Detroit Free Press, “Motor City Match has opened the biggest door for us,”.detroit.cbslocal.com
Motor City Match winner celebrates opening of nail salon in Detroit
DETROIT – The Motor City Match program has helped more than 13,000 businesses in Detroit, ranging from boutiques to nail salons. On Monday, a Motor City Match winner celebrated the opening of her nail salon located in the basement of an apartment building on Second Avenue. After spending years working at salons in the suburbs, she wanted to bring the luxury to the city. Vang said getting to this day took over two years, dealing with a variety of hurdles such as the coronavirus pandemic. As I always say, I want to serve the city that have raised me.