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Brooklyn Park balloon business takes off thanks to Hennepin County program

A Brooklyn Park woman’s balloon business has really taken off thanks in part to a Hennepin County program.

Erin Aarestad is a benefactor of the program called Elevate Hennepin, which connects local entrepreneurs to resources and advisors for free.

The advice Aarestad’s received has helped turn her dream and hobby into a full-fledged business.

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