Posts Tagged "community support"

Washington’s Oldest Hardware Store Creates New Opportunities for Students

Washington’s Oldest Hardware Store Creates New Opportunities for Students

Founded in 1866, W.S. Jenks & Son has earned the reputation as Washington, D.C.’s oldest hardware store. Over the years, the family-owned business and Do it Best Corp. member has adapted with the times, expanding to larger spaces, adding e-commerce options and creating new experiences for customers.

South Broad Paint & Home Center Does More Than Business

South Broad Paint & Home Center Does More Than Business

“You can’t be in business just to do business. You have to help people.”That’s the powerful way Mark DeLucia describes the philosophy of South Broad Paint & Home Center, a PPG Paints dealer in Wallingford, Connecticut. DeLucia and his business partner, James Carlozzi, co-own the local retailer, which opened in Wallingford in 2015.

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 →

Sedona Paint Center Paints the Town with Partnership

Sedona Paint Center Paints the Town with Partnership

In 2002, husband-and-wife team Michael and Michelle Lloyd opened their Sedona Paint Center in northern Arizona’s Verde Valley. Over the years, the locally owned paint store and PPG Pittsburgh Paints® dealer has adapted to ever-changing design trends and customer preferences, expanding its inventory to reflect the latest in high-quality materials. What hasn’t changed, though, is the Lloyd’s commitment to their local community. Michelle serves as the treasurer for the local…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 →

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