Common Grounds: Coffee + Connection

Common Grounds: Coffee + Connection

Wednesday, July 19, 2023 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM) (CDT)


Today’s Story: DeAndre Wilson and Merrick Korach with Bedford Collab

DeAndre Wilson lives by example as a change agent by developing more inclusive, and accessible channels for entrepreneurs to get necessary resources, mentoring and support for long term success in his community. Since launching the Keep Rolling Campaign and a catering company, Turn Table Catering, DeAndre's most recent endeavor with business partner Merrick Korach is a collaborative community project to open a shared-use kitchen for foodpreneurs. He earned an Associates Degree in Hospitality Administration from Ivy Tech Community College.

Merrick Korach is a grassroots advocate, community developer, and entrepreneur. He has spent years on the ground listening to youth and adults, mentoring, and advocating for sustainable change and tangible impact. His most recent endeavors involves launching Bedford Collab, a for profit shared commercial kitchen with a unique business model to keep overhead cost down; as well as, co-founded a 501(c)3 organization to support entrepreneurs who are often marginalized.

DeAndre and Merrick will be discussing in detail what Bedford Collab is and what the impact Bedford Collab will have on the Evansville community.

8:00 AM - Doors Open, get your cup of Evansville Coffee Company coffee

8:30 AM - A five minute story highlighting something (or someone) innovative, entrepreneurial or simply positive happening in our community.

9:00 AM - Party’s over but you’re welcome to continue conversations in the lobby at Innovation Pointe

All are welcome to come and go at any time. No registration required.

Great Coffee, Great People and Stories featuring Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Evansville region. This bi-weekly event is hosted by E-REP and made possible through the support of Evansville Tech-on-Tap with special thanks to Honey Moon Coffee.

Cowork Evansville
318 Main Street, Suite 101
Evansville, IN 47708 United States
Wednesday, July 19, 2023 (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM) (CDT)
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