A Community on a Mission

Join the Team, Live the Dream to help Lake County thrive

The competition is over and has chosen 15 semifinalists. They will compete for a chance to advance to the final phase of the competition. On October 31, 6 businesses will be selected by a panel of judges at The Lodge at Blue Lakes for the final phase of the competition where they will compete for cash prizes from $15,000 to $1,000. The final competition will be on December 6.

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1 Team 1 Dream is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and promoting economic growth in Lake County. The organization was formed in response to the years of fires and for the need to help budding business enterprises thrive and survive. 1 Team 1 Dream seeks to build economic resilience and stability amidst varying economic and environmental challenges. 

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1Team 1Dream is comprised of civic-minded individuals and businesses with creative ideas, passion and the willingness to help Lake County become a stronger community. We develop programs to help build economic stability within Lake County. We raise funds to support great ideas, programs and businesses that could make a positive and sustainable impact on the local community.

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Join the team, live the dream to help Lake County thrive. Become a 1Team 1Dream Sponsor! We are looking for like-minded business leaders in Lake County who would like to give back to our local community by donating funds and their skillset for 1Team 1Dream’s programs. We are looking for businessmen and businesswomen who can provide advice and mentorship to our budding entrepreneurs. 

The County of Lake Board of Supervisors approved a contract with Lake EDC to manage a small business grant program for businesses in Lake County negatively impacted by the COVID emergency. This program will allow businesses impacted by the COVID emergency to apply for up to $20,000 in grant funds.

Thank you for your interest in the Hands Up Lake County program. We thank everyone for your time and for submitting your applications. We’re pleased to announce we’ve chosen the 15 semi-finalists:

  1. Abby Leutholdt - Playflight Farm & Bakery

  2. Anita Merlerski - Rose & Lash Beauty

  3. Bill Stone - The Nacho Man

  4. David and Christy Brown - Susie Q Donuts

  5. David and Trudy Wakefield - Lake County Bloom

  6. Don Merrill - No Bull Ranch Bees

  7. Dottie Bates - True Grit Coffeehouse

  8. Jenn Malinowski - The Wholly Bowl

  9. Jennifer Gayda Lyon - Bottlerock Candle Studio.

  10. Lisa Wilson - Clearlake Campground

  11. Mark Rothrock - Clearlake Mobile Services

  12. Mayra & Nic Lam - LAM Printing

  13. Michael Chandler - Third Eye Visuals

  14. Stacie Judson - Wild Bee Creations

  15. Tammy and Mark Lipps - The Ripe Choice

 

These 15 businesses will compete for a chance to advance to the final phase of the competition. On October 31, 6 businesses will be selected by a panel of judges at The Lodge at Blue Lakes for the final phase of the competition where they will compete for cash prizes from $15,000 to $1,000. The final competition will be on December 6.

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ABOUT US

1 Team 1 Dream is a 501(c)3, nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and promoting economic growth in Lake County. The organization was formed in response to the years of fires and for the need to help budding business enterprises thrive and survive. 1 Team 1 Dream seeks to build economic resilience and stability amidst varying economic and environmental challenges. 

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1Team 1Dream

5135 W. State Highway 20

Upper Lake, CA 95485

contactus@1Team1Dream.net

916-849-8170

EIN #83-3737632

With thanks to our photographers and videographers:  

Noah Berger, AP 

Cole Euken, Euken Photography

Sam Euston

Claudia Konocti

Ron Keas

Mike Smith

Karen Pavone Photography

Jeff Jenkins, Jeff Jenkins Photography

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Jeff Henderson, J&B Photography