Posts Tagged "community support"

Farm & Home Hardware Gives Back to Future Generations

Farm & Home Hardware Gives Back to Future Generations

A Do it Best Corp. member located in Wellington, Ohio, Farm & Home Hardware supplies the community with much more than outdoor power equipment and plants. Farm & Home Hardware’s mission is to “build our community,” and no donation is too big or too small for the family-owned business. For instance, Farm & Home has been known to support everything from spaghetti dinners and garden walks to youth baseball and…read more →

Petersburg Hardware Puts Family & Community First

Petersburg Hardware Puts Family & Community First

At Petersburg Hardware in Petersburg, Indiana, there’s more to family business than sales and service. The Do it Best Corp. member business is locally owned and operated by the Bishop family, with the help of a team of long-time employees. In business, they all work together to serve customers expertly, but in the community, each family member has found their niche. Husband-and-wife team Dennis and Sherry Bishop purchased Petersburg Hardware…read more →

Color Haven Paint & Supply Paints It Forward

Color Haven Paint & Supply Paints It Forward

Last year, Color Haven Paint & Supply, a local PPG Pittsburgh Paints dealer in Fremont, Ohio, donated more than 100 gallons of paint to refurbish the nearby Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library and Museums.

T & M Hardware’s Commitment to the Community Is Built to Last

T & M Hardware’s Commitment to the Community Is Built to Last

In the greater Pittsburgh area, T & M Hardware has a fitting motto: “Let us help you build, maintain and entertain where you live.” The locally owned hardware business offers everything from nuts and bolts to equipment and party rentals, helping customers conveniently find the items they need to build their dream homes, tree houses and more. All the while, T & M hardware is building something much greater –…read more →

Atlanta’s Staplehouse Turns Fine Dining Into Local Giving

Atlanta’s Staplehouse Turns Fine Dining Into Local Giving

After her husband, Ryan, lost his battle with cancer in 2014, Jen Hidinger set out to fulfill the couple’s dream of opening a restaurant. That’s the story behind Staplehouse, a trendy nook in Atlanta’s eclectic Old Fourth Ward. As NBC Nightly News reports, dining at Staplehouse is about much more than the carefully curated menu. Staplehouse is a for-profit subsidiary of The Giving Kitchen, a non-profit founded by Hidinger after…read more →

Holmes Building Materials Rebuilds The American Dream After Historic Flooding

Holmes Building Materials Rebuilds The American Dream After Historic Flooding

Holmes Building Materials, a Do it Best Corp. member based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, bills itself as supplying the American dream. When historic flooding left much of the Baton Rouge community, including many members of the Holmes Building Materials family, literally underwater, the family-owned business lived up to its word in a big way. Founded in 1956, Holmes Building Materials is the work of four generations of the Holmes family….read more →

Lou Fusz Automotive Supports First Responders & Families

Lou Fusz Automotive Supports First Responders & Families

Lou Fusz Automotive, including a Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram and Fiat dealership, has served the St. Louis area for more than 60 years. But the family-owned, third-generation local business has never been just about selling high-quality cars. At every step of the way, growing in business has also meant growing a connection with the community. Whether it’s a donation to the Humane Society of Missouri or a check for the…read more →

  HomCo Lumber & Hardware Helps Flagstaff Women Find a Safe Home

 HomCo Lumber & Hardware Helps Flagstaff Women Find a Safe Home

“We’re inviting them into our family.” That’s how Christina Russo, marketing coordinator at HomCo Lumber and Hardware in Flagstaff, Arizona, describes the local business’s commitment to members of its community. As a second-generation family business, HomCo Lumber and Hardware has strengthened its ties to the community over several decades and through many annual traditions. One such tradition aims to give members of the Flagstaff community not just a family, but…read more →

Trautman Arbor Care Responds When Trees & The Community Need It Most

Trautman Arbor Care Responds When Trees & The Community Need It Most

Most of Trautman Arbor Care’s work takes place in central Pennsylvania, but owner Mark Trautman knows what it’s like to travel for work. Over the past several years, he has taken his services to the areas where they’re needed most, including a 9/11 crash site and a hurricane-battered coast. This fall, he’ll travel again, swapping his arborist’s tools for a bicycle. Prior to starting his own business near State College,…read more →

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