Bakery owner honored

A local baker owner will be honored as the Ebay Foundation Techuity Awardee of the year today at the Fourth Annual Bayview Holiday Festival.

Christina Besher, owner of organic bakery Kika’s Treats, will be honored by the Ebay Foundation and the nonprofit Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center/Bayview Business Resource Center.

Renaissance/BBRC, a partner in the national Ebay Foundation Techquity Program, helped Besher by providing entrepreneurship education, microloans, networking, technical assistance and technology training. The nonprofit has provided cash awards ranging from $500 to $1600 to more than 100 local businesses to purchase technology equipment under the program.

The Bayview Holiday Festival will take place Wednesday, Dec. 12 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Bayview Opera House, 4706 Third St.

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