YesPleaseMore Starter Grants: Tomorow is your last chance to vote!

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Support the independent voice of Denver and help keep the future of Westword free.

YesPleaseMore is way more than a temporary retail space. And it's even more than a cheerleader for the local artists and businesses who sell their wares in the Denver Pavilions pop-up shop (heads up, btw: This incarnation of YesPleaseMore closes forever on September 15, although, as the "pop-up" moniker implies, it will rise again in a new location). Samuel Schimek and Brian Corrigan of YesPleaseMore are also putting the money where the mouths are, and giving out grants. With support from the Pavilions, Create Denver and the Denver Theatre District, YesPleaseMore will award $500 mini starter grants to the three creative entrepreneurs garnering the most thumbs-ups in an online public vote. There are fifteen entries, and the voting process is the easiest thing on earth. Help give a business a step up: Vote here now.

Keep Westword Free... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls.

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