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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.

Norfolk Hardware and Home Center Helps Boston’s Homeless

Norfolk Hardware and Home Center Helps Boston’s Homeless

Since 1934, Norfolk Hardware and Home Center has provided the Boston community with high-quality products, helpful expertise and fair prices. More than a merchant, Norfolk Hardware and Home Center has been a partner for the community, supporting residents through the Great Depression, wartime, bad weather and more.

NashCo Furniture Helps Veterans Feel More at Home

NashCo Furniture Helps Veterans Feel More at Home

Nashville, Tennessee, is a place where you can feel at home. That’s in part thanks to vibrant small businesses like NashCo Furniture, which focuses on making high-quality furniture available at affordable prices. NashCo Furniture turns the houses of Nashville into homes, but it also goes one step further, supporting homeless veterans with opportunities for a fresh start.

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

A & B Paint Supply Sells Paint for a Purpose

A & B Paint Supply Sells Paint for a Purpose

A & B Paint Supply in LaSalle, Illinois, offers customers “a paint for every purpose.” Recently, this family-owned business turned what otherwise would have been a slow sales month into an opportunity to sell paint for a particularly important purpose

Round Top Mercantile Supports Small-Town Schools

Round Top Mercantile Supports Small-Town Schools

In a town with just 90 residents, every cause counts. Giving back to one organization without a doubt touches every local family in some way. That’s why Round Top Mercantile Company, a family-owned general store and STIHL outdoor power equipment dealer in Round Top, Texas, opens its doors — and its porch — to any group that asks.

Mrs. G Turns Appliances into Artwork

Mrs. G Turns Appliances into Artwork

A third-generation family business based in Lawrence Township, New Jersey, Mrs. G TV & Appliance has helped customers find the best equipment for their homes for more than 80 years.

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