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Wed, 03/27/2019 - 9:00am to 9:30am
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An interview with business owner Elise Schumock and B-corp specialist Mike Mercer

Today on first half of The Radio Activist, Lisa Loving and Suzanne LaGrande interview Elise Schumock, owner of the Rose City Book Pub and Mike Mercer, consultant and B-Corp specialist Mike Mercer.

Elise Schumock is the owner of the Rose City Book Pub, recently opened on NE Fremont St. With nooks for reading, a bar and tables for gathering, and a curated collection of good books, good drinks, and good food, the Rose City Book Pub is business that supports and creates community. They hos readings and live music, book clubs, fundraisers, and stuff for kids, with the aim to build a community, and become a hub of sharing, discussion, and good times.

For more about the Rose City Book Pub visit: https://www.rosecitybookpub.com/

Mike Mercer works various aspiring B Corps and for E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs) on business leader engagement in statewide climate policy.  He works to support Oregon and SW Washington businesses in addressing a broader societal need now more openly recognized; capitalism needs to evolve toward a regenerative economic system. Strong and durable economies are and will be dependent upon healthy people and a healthy environment - these assets should be served by our economic system, rather than subservient to it. For more about Mike's work visit: https://www.mmercerconsulting.com/