- Black-owned, Arkansas-based brands & businesses -
BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT // Transportation
TSC Concierge Service, LLC
Tonya S. Cheatam is the owner & operator of TSC Concierge Service, LLC., and the first Black woman under 40 in Arkansas to own a luxury transportation and concierge company. TSC Concierge Service, LLC. has successfully operated for nine years with a fleet of luxury SUVs and luxury cars, including a Cadillac Escalade, Yukon Denali, premium Chevy Suburbans, Audis, Mercedes Benz, sprinter vans, and more.
TSC Concierge Service, LLC. travels state-to-state and is located in Arkansas, Georgia, and Texas. Cheatam’s goal is to be a testimony and inspire other women to see that although Rome wasn’t built overnight if there is a dream, you have to manifest it.
TSC has provided transportation for national and international R&B artists such as Frankie Beverly & MAZE, Patti Labelle, Angie Stone, Keshia Cole, Joe, Tank, K. Michelle, Anthony Hamilton, El DeBarge, 112, Lyfe Jennings, Avant, KeKe Wyatt, Michelé, Ginuwine, Calvin Richardson, Carl Thomas, Chrisette Michele, SWV, Eric Benet, Lalah Hathaway, and Tweet. They have provided services for national and international hip-hop and rap artists such as 50 Cent, Jezzy, Fetty Wap, Boosie, Bankroll Freddie, Ed Dolo, Yo Gotti, Vedo, Spice 1, Mannie Fresh, Trina, Big Rob, Sada Baby, Slim Thug, Too Short, Devin the Dude, Scarface, and MJG of the iconic rap duo Eightball. This elite concierge service has also provided transportation services for other nationally and internationally known names, including Tyler Lepley, Joseph Sikora, Kid Capri, Councilman Eric Mays, Charleston White, Vanessa Simmons, DC Young Fly, Mike Epps, and Tommy from the Steve Harvey Show.
Find TSC Concierge Service, LLC. on Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok @TSCConciergeServiceLLC. For more information, contact them at email@example.com or (501) 744-0689 or (501) 448-5833.
BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT // Transportation
Serenity funeral home
Serenity Funeral Home aims to assist families through a difficult and distressful transition. They know that doing this takes love, encouragement, and patience. They are here to earn trust, serve with dignity and respect, give care when it is needed the most, and provide a service that will always be remembered, and they guarantee that care will be given to the families and loved ones that they serve. Serenity has many services to choose from, and their staff will be glad to assist in finding the option that is best ideal for their customers’ needs. They accepts all insurance, burial policies, and pre-arrangements from any funeral home. They are located at 1851 Marshall Street in Little Rock. You can call them at (501) 374-5025, email them at SerenityFH@att.net, visit www.SerenityFuneralHomeAR.com, or follow them on Facebook at @SerenityFuneralhomeAR.
BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT // Travel
Zaybro vacation & travel services
Zaybro Vacation & Travel elite travel concierge service dedicated to meeting all your travel needs. We specialize in group vacations, cruises, and all-inclusive vacation packages. Zaybro Vacation & Travel can also plan spontaneous last-minute getaways and utilize connections in the travel industry to secure rock-bottom prices for travel, lodging, and fun, customizing each package to clients’ specific needs. With over 20 years of experience and passion for travel, we pride ourselves in giving clients the experiences of a lifetime. Whether it is to the Caribbean, across the ocean to Europe, seeing the monuments in the United States, or just relaxing somewhere quiet and secluded, call Zaybro Vacation & Travel to make these dreams happen for you. Follow us on Facebook @ZaybroVacationAndTravel, email atZaybroTravel@gmail.com, or call (501) 353-1415 or ZaybroVacationAndTravel.inteletravel.com.
BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT // Exercise & Fitness
be u fitness
Be U Fitness is a fitness training studio established in February of 2021. Owner and operator Ashley Johnson is a personal trainer and group fitness instructor. At 300 pounds and battling depression, she lost 100 pounds naturally from exercise and healthy eating. From there, she created a safe space for others to learn to transform their minds and bodies to live longer, healthier lives. Her goal is to assist women in becoming healthier and stronger versions of themselves by understanding that fitness has no particular shape, color, or size.
Be U Fitness offers personal training and small group training mixed with fun and fitness. Its hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 5 a.m.-8 p.m. They also offer workout guides that can be done at home, which can be found at www.Be-UFitness.myshopify.com, www.BeUFitnes.net, or join us in person.
This URBANE Business is located in downtown El Dorado, Arkansas. Follow them on Facebook @BeUFitnes, Instagram @Be.UFitnes, and TikTok @BeUFitness. Contact us by email at BeUFitness01@gmail.com or call us at (870) 444-0632.
BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT // Artistry
A DIFFERENT STROKE OF ART
Lorria Grant-Banks is the proud owner of A Different Stroke of Art Studio. She believes in a hands-on approach when teaching art. Her curriculum and lesson plan incorporates literacy and writing and emphasizes responsible thinking that encompasses skill-building tools. Classes offered: paper pulp sculpting, fused glass making, printmaking, pour art, painting, drawing, mask making, and pottery, as well as learning the fundamental principles, techniques, and designs of art. Book your next fun paint event here—reunions, birthday parties with children, or adult themes! The A Different Stroke of Art Studio is located at 3702 JFK North Little Rock, Arkansas 72116. Follow this business on Facebook @aDifferentStrokeOfArt, email her at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (501) 744-3684. Website: www.ADifferentStrokeOfArt.com.
BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT // Business Venue
PEPPA, LLC. is a co-working space located at 5301 Warden Road, Suite H1, in North Little Rock, Arkansas, and is one of the first of its kind in the city. PEPPA is an excellent place for business owners to work and provides collaboration, connection, and networking opportunities. The co-working space also provides a location for small, private meetings and events. This business is definitely making a significant impact in central Arkansas’ business community.
Consider PEPPA for your next workshop, conference, or company party! For more information, you can visit this business’s website at www.peppaworkspace.com. In addition, you can contact owner Veronica Neal at (501) 353-1307 or by email at email@example.com. You can also follow the workspace on Instagram and Facebook @peppaworkspace.
BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT // Bartending
HAVE BAR-WILL TRAVEL MOBILE BARTENDING SERVICe
Have Bar-Will Travel, LLC. is a Concierge Bartending Service - a niche business within the community that can service all of your beverage needs for your special occasions. Offering this personalized service ensures that all of your guests will enjoy the beverages and the time they spend at the bar. HBWT has experienced mixologists, and we provide excellent customer service. We only use top-quality ingredients and professional equipment. HBWT is a local business; however, we are Certified to serve throughout the United States. Hiring HBWT for your event means you only want the best experience for your guest and definitely delectable drinks they won't soon forget! Follow this business on Facebook @HaveBarWillTravelHBWT, email them at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (501) 420-1589.