Posts Tagged "Local Memories. Lasting Impact."

Gallery Furniture Helps Texans Get Back to Work

Gallery Furniture Helps Texans Get Back to Work

Small businesses are ready to get back to work. After months of shutdowns due to the Covid-19 pandemic, communities across the country are taking measured steps toward reopening. For small businesses, that means getting their teams back to work in the safest ways possible. But for one small business, it’s about getting the entire community back to work.

Chic Lumber Delivers Hope to Local Families

Chic Lumber Delivers Hope to Local Families

At Chic Lumber, building the community takes place both inside and outside the store. The family-owned Do it Best Corp. member business has been in the St. Louis, Missouri, community for more than 40 years but still finds new ways to give back, with a particular focus on local families.

Bea’s Hardware Puts the Big Smoky Valley, Nevada on the Map

Bea’s Hardware Puts the Big Smoky Valley, Nevada on the Map

When Bea and Steve Fisher moved from Los Angeles to Round Mountain, Nevada, they expected a change of pace. While working on their “Round House” and “tiny home,” they soon encountered many of the challenges that locals in this remote region face. Sourcing building materials, fuel pellets, and animal feed when the closest stores are over two hours away. That experience inspired Bea’s Hardware and a business model to help…read more →

Kibler Lumber Brings a New Tradition to the Community

Kibler Lumber Brings a New Tradition to the Community

After nearly 125 years in business, Kibler Lumber’s greatest asset is its relationship with the local community. The fifth-generation family business has been in the community since 1895, but it continues to add new value with each year

Shop Local Prairie Central Wants Residents to Think before They Buy

Shop Local Prairie Central Wants Residents to Think before They Buy

Small business owners have a knack for filling voids in the community. In Fairbury, Illinois, business owner Rick Wilson revived a local furniture store after the passing of its previous owner. Fairbury Furniture has filled a void in the community and become a part of something much bigger than its small town

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.

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