Business Highlights and Testimonials


EDWINS Leadership & Restaurant Institute

EDWINS Leadership & Restaurant Institute is a standout in the restaurant scene, offering amazing food and service. They provide culinary training and jobs for those who were previously incarcerated, giving them a fresh start. The menu is filled with delicious dishes made with seasonal ingredients. With a welcoming atmosphere and a commitment to making a difference, Edwins Restaurant is a must-visit for food lovers and those who want to support a good cause.


"EDWINS Restaurant Gives Former Inmates Food Training, 'second chance' in Greater


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"On the Line at Edwins, where a Restaurateur Dishes out Tough Love to Former Inmates"

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"EDWINS Leadership and Restaurant Institute Launches Gun Buyback Program with $250 EDWINS Gift Cards"

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Inez Place Adult Care

Inez Place Adult Care provides housing and life skills support for individuals with mental health conditions. Self-sufficient men who struggle with mental health issues can live in a rented room here. This private home provides accommodation and supervision for 3-5 adults who require personal support in their self-care. The home has shared common spaces, including a living room, dining room, kitchen, small resource space, & a small community garden. Additionally, there is a trained caregiver on duty as needed.


Ms. Rose who is the owner goes above and beyond to create opportunities to better her residents which include giving daily medication and appointment reminders and connecting them to activities in the community (including church, community functions and activities as well as job opportunities). She was also awarded a small business grant through Neighborhood Progress.

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