Category Archives: Celebrate

Spoken Word Artist: Melissa Beauvery

Meet Francesca Andre – a talented photographer and filmmaker who has joined the FFN team. She’s working with FFN co-founder Jane Applegate on Jane’s film and video projects… In this video Melissa Beauvery, of Haitian parentage, was born in the United States. Growing up in Brooklyn, she was surrounded by the lilt of Creole; the… Read More »

Meet Connie Cusick- Founder,Proof Jewelry

By Holly Hurd When her children were young, Connie Cusick quit her job at a communications company to open The Brown Bumblebee, a small company selling home accessories from France, a line of handbags she designed and vintage jewelry. “With four shows a year, the house became my showroom and workroom,” said Connie. As the… Read More »

Meet Lynne Byrne – Founder, Artistic Photography

By Holly Hurd ,Venture Mom.com While shooting photos during family hikes in New Hampshire, Lynne Byrne never thought her passion for photography would lead to a successful business venture.  Byrne had worked in advertising on the marketing  and client management side. But because she is creative, she also worked with the teams assigned to promote… Read More »