Foothills Digest concept wins Edison Project

From Hickory Daily Record Reports

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Monday night at Market on Main, Carmen Eckard was annonced the winner of the 2017 Edison Project Competition with her business concept for Foothills Digest, a publication and website focused on coverage of the foothills region of North Carolina.

She received the grand prize of $10,000 to help her build her business.

In second place with $5,000 was Justin Fox with Apple Valley Orchard and Cidery, and in third place with $3,000 was InPort by Jens Roessler, Tomas Hans and Sercan Cihan.