Four times a year, Independent We Stand honors a worthy small business with a unique opportunity to give back to the community. The quarterly cash mob gives the selected business a $1,000 check to present to a community organization of its choice. This month, PPG Pittsburgh Paints dealer Mike’s Hardware & Supply in New Orleans, Louisiana, has made the donation to a nearby playground, furthering the community revitalization efforts that…read more →
Once again, a favorite buy local mantra rings true: Small businesses can, indeed, have a big impact. In Augusta, Maine, a local seafood restaurant known as The Red Barn has raised more than $1 million for members of the community – and the fundraising shows no sign of slowing down. The Red Barn is owned by Laura Benedict, who has become known in her community as a source of good…read more →
For many, August is the last hurrah of summer. Vacations come to a close and kids head back to school, but Main Street doesn’t miss a beat. Whether it’s an open-air dinner with friends or a back-to-school festival, the summertime fun doesn’t end just because the vacations do. Bootlegger’s Bash Friday, August 13, 2016 Franklin, Tennessee Celebrate Tennessee’s unique history of bootlegging with this casual, but rather adult, event. The…read more →
For more than 30 years, family-owned Chic Lumber, a Do it Best Corp. member-owner, has helped contractors, remodelers and homeowners build projects they can be proud of.
Once per quarter, we randomly select a small business, which has been featured in our “Indie Acts of Kindness” blog series, and give them $1,000 to donate to a local charity or organization, in their name.
Michigan-based PPG Pittsburgh Paints dealer O’Leary Paint is celebrating the historic milestone – with plenty of paint for the entire community.
Community-supported fisheries are programs created by groups of local fishermen to provide sustainable, fresh seafood to local consumers.
By Alex Gladu, Independent We Stand In the ever-changing world of technology – and, more specifically, search engine optimization (SEO) – businesses have to think ahead. Usually, that means anticipating algorithm changes and adapting SEO efforts quickly once those changes are announced. In 2016, it could mean adapting to a whole new channel of searches, thanks to the growing popularity of voice search. What is voice search? Voice search refers…read more →
Through different community organizations, annual local events and regular day-to-day activities, Osterville House & Garden has become known in the community for more than paint and power tools.
Downtown Lynden showed its community pride and patriotic spirit by celebrating its downtown businesses during a big block party to thank its residents for their participation during the three-month-long contest.