Project Phoenix: La Fleur Stables

La Fleur Stables

The La Fleur family has been training and showing horses for fifty-plus years from their Wisconsin horse farms, present day in Verona.  They board and train customer’s show horses  that people can work with as they learn to ride and care for. “Horses help people deal with their anxiety and promote life wellness,” said Neva La Fleur, the […]

Phoenix Project: Derma 180 Skin Renewal Center

Marie Rickard, owner of Derma 180 Skin Renewal Center

Marie Rickard, like so many small business owners, loves what she does as the owner of Derma 180 Skin Renewal Center. Founded seven years ago, Derma 180, which is located on the West Side of Madison, specializes in anti-aging treatments, acne management and skin care products. She was required to close her business March 20, […]

Phoenix Project: Orange Tree Imports

Carol and Dean Schroeder, owners of Orange Tree Imports, have seen a lot since first opening in 1975. They thrived in the era of online shopping and weathered recessions. They made it through the Monroe Street construction project that made even getting to their shop difficult. But they’ve never seen anything like the effects of […]