Posts Tagged "Indie Acts of Kindness"

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.

Regal Paint Turns a House into a Home for a Wounded Veteran

Regal Paint Turns a House into a Home for a Wounded Veteran

As a second-generation, family-owned business, Regal Decorating & Paint Center has a history of supporting families. In 1973, Neil Rasmussen first established the Palm Beach based Florida business, which is now owned by Neil’s oldest son, Steve. Not surprisingly, when it came time to support a family outside of Regal Paint’s folds, the PPG Pittsburgh Paint dealer stepped up to turn a house into a home. Thanks to Homes for…read more →

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 →

McLendon Hardware Blends Heritage with Hospitality

McLendon Hardware Blends Heritage with Hospitality

For nearly 100 years, McLendon Hardware has kept customers happy and Washington communities vibrant. With the support of three generations and seven communities, that tradition isn’t likely to end any time soon.

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 →

Ally for Independence - Best Buy Tire Pros Give Heroes Mobility and Independence

Ally for Independence - Best Buy Tire Pros Give Heroes Mobility and Independence

Best Buy Tire Pros & Automotive Service works with Cleveland drivers to keep cars and light trucks running smoothly. Often, that means setting vehicles up with a new set of tires or performing a quick oil change, so that drivers can get back on the road and on track with their daily lives. When getting back on track means a little more than a new set of tires, Best Buy…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 →

P.O. Bahn & Sons Fights Fire with Service

P.O. Bahn & Sons Fights Fire with Service

P.O. Bahn & Sons has four generations of experience servicing engines in Santa Monica, California. Founded in 1927 to service automobiles, the family-owned engine repair shop transitioned to small engine sales and repairs in the 1970s. As it turns out, that transition has been good for both the business and the community. In 2005, P.O. Bahn & Sons introduced a mobile saw repair unit that it now uses to service…read more →

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