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Latonia’s woman business proprietors create community

If you locate your self at Ritte’s Corner, the unusual five-way intersection in Covington’s Latonia community, choose a instant and glance at the storefronts that encompass you.

They sell fabrics and espresso, classic armchairs and clothes. They are purveyors of attractiveness and wellness, background and style and design.

And they are predominantly owned by females.

10 woman company homeowners (before long to be 11) operate 13 companies in the Latonia Business District.

And it’s not a coincidence.

Billie Kegley and Chris Kidwell are the unofficial ringleaders of the team. Kegley owns the Roost Latonia, alongside with Mona Lisa’s Collections and an incubator, Blondielocks and the 3 Chairs. Kidwell opened her boutique, Local Studio 325, a year and a fifty percent ago.

“It’s the initial atmosphere the place I’ve felt rooted … and supported,” describes Kegley. “In each facet.”