Posts Tagged "Do it Best Corp"

Managing Small Business & Community Recovery in Rural New York

Managing Small Business & Community Recovery in Rural New York

As much of the country grapples with the harmful effects of substance abuse and addiction, all eyes are on the community advocates who bring creative solutions to vulnerable populations. In Wellsville, New York, one small business manager has taken an optimistic approach.

Trio Hardware Gets a Hand from the Community

Trio Hardware Gets a Hand from the Community

At Trio Hardware in Plainview, New York, there’s no shortage of helping hands. The Long Island small business has outgrown two locations in its more than 50-year history, thanks to overwhelming community support from loyal customers

Stories from the Store: New Book will Chronicle Family Hardware Business

Stories from the Store: New Book will Chronicle Family Hardware Business

For Karen Munson, the aisles of her family’s hardware store feature more than tools, supplies and feed — they also set the scene for an entire cast of characters, performances and memories. Munson belongs to a family of independent retailers, with roots in the hardware business stretching back to 1926. Paying homage to this lineage and her own experiences, Munson is now transforming her family’s hardware store into a series of short stories.

Taylor’s Do it Center Honors Local Veterans with Christmas Wreaths

Taylor’s Do it Center Honors Local Veterans with Christmas Wreaths

The holiday season so often becomes a time for celebration with loved ones, but for thousands of families across the country, it’s also a time for remembrance. On December 15, volunteers laid Christmas wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, and at other cemeteries across the United States to honor and remember the brave men and women who have sacrificed their lives in service to the country. In Virginia,…read more →

Bering's Brings Hurricane Relief to Houston

Bering's Brings Hurricane Relief to Houston

A one-stop-shop for unique gifts and event-centric goods, Bering’s has served the Houston, Texas, community since 1940. What began as a lumber yard has evolved into a unique retail destination over the course of several generations. As it turns out, that diversification put this family business in the perfect position to help when the Houston community needed it the most.

Dick-n-Sons Lumber Treats Local Veterans Like Family

Dick-n-Sons Lumber Treats Local Veterans Like Family

One of the oldest lumber yards in the state of Iowa, Dick-n-Sons Lumber has a rich history of serving the community’s needs. The local Do it Best Corp. member business offers high-quality home improvement products, plus a convenient one-stop shopping experience. While the business serves local homeowners and homebuilders, the family behind Dick-n-Sons Lumber works to support a somewhat different population – homeless and disadvantaged military veterans. Located in Davenport,…read more →

Willits Power and Hardware Supports Wildfire Relief in Northern California

Willits Power and Hardware Supports Wildfire Relief in Northern California

It truly takes a village to fight California wildfires. Last year, wildfires caused more than $10 billion in damage across California, making 2017 the costliest year for wildfire damage in U.S. history. The state’s firefighters are known as heroes far and wide for the brave and necessary work they do on the front lines, but here’s a story you may not know: Those crews are supported behind the scenes by…read more →

Havasu Hardware Embraces a Town Tradition

Havasu Hardware Embraces a Town Tradition

Every year, Lake Havasu City invites thousands of residents and visitors to experience its unique culture with Winterfest, a two-day event filled with entertainment and vendors of all kinds. The annual celebration brings crowds of people to downtown’s McCulloch Boulevard, but it posed a challenge for at least one local business on the block. After dreading the crowds for several years, Havasu Hardware found success by embracing this beloved town…read more →

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