Fortitude Founder

Allen County
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Providing essential CPR, First Aid, AED, and babysitting training classes to diverse age groups and backgrounds.

Empowering Hearts and Hands: Inside YGETCERTIFIED LLC’s Lifesaving Mission

Maurita Saunders, with over two decades of experience in the medical field, has founded YGETCERTIFIED LLC to offer vital training in CPR, First Aid, AED, and babysitting. Her extensive background has equipped her with the expertise needed to prepare individuals for emergencies effectively.

YGETCERTIFIED LLC caters to a national customer base, addressing the critical need for comprehensive lifesaving skills across various demographics. Maurita’s dedication extends beyond paid classes, offering free sessions to parents navigating challenging situations, such as those involved with CPS or leaving children home alone.

Through strategic online presence and partnerships with organizations like the American Red Cross and the American Heart Association, Maurita has garnered significant traction, reaching a wide audience. Her vision for growth includes expanding instructor training to reach more communities and acquiring a dedicated space to offer regular classes.

If awarded the $1,000 grant, Maurita plans to invest in essential equipment like manikins, AED pads, and breathing barriers, vital for maintaining the quality and effectiveness of her training programs. With a committed team of instructors and family members, including trained assistants, Maurita’s mission to empower individuals with lifesaving skills continues to make a profound impact on communities nationwide.

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Business Updates

Founders Spark wins national skysthelimit competition

Founders Spark is all about building and strengthening connections in the entrepreneurial community, and it was a personal connection that convinced the Fort Wayne company’s young owner to enter a new nationwide business plan competition he recently won.

Local entrepreneur wins $2,000 grant

A Fort Wayne man recently won a national award for entrepreneurship for his business Founders Spark. awarded Aaron Robles a $2,000 Friends and Family grant, which provides a chance for individual donors to vote for people and projects they believe in, according to a news release from the organization.

Robles holds events for local entrepreneurs in the startup community to provide them the tools they need to succeed. He said in the release that the grant will help cover costs of the events and make them accessible to more people.

Fort Wayne Magazine People of the Year

The last cover of 2019 for Fort Wayne Magazine features People of the Year. Ten people have been selected to represent the People of the Year.

Fort Wayne Magazine says these people are only givers, meaning they only give time, ideas, and experience. They give their 110%.

Fort Wayne Power Circle celebrates diversity, inclusion

Demographic representation improved locally with the election of three African Americans, including two women, to the Fort Wayne City Council. But, participants in panel discussion at a Founders Spark Power Circle celebration said the city remains far from approaching what it could achieve by improving inclusiveness.

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