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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 →

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 →

Full Circle Catering Creates Big Taste with a Small Footprint

Full Circle Catering Creates Big Taste with a Small Footprint

“I decided to jump in with a bunch of great recipe ideas, some wonderful friends, two silver platters and a pretty good mission statement,” she says. “My mission statement was, and still is, based on using local, sustainable goods and leaving as little impact on the environment as possible.” That mission boils down to an even better catchphrase: big taste, little footprint.

The Mower Shop Makes Wishes Come True

The Mower Shop Makes Wishes Come True

Kim and Judy Olson, who have owned The Mower Shop since 1986, know that the event wouldn’t be possible without the support of the community and the enthusiasm for the cause. “For a city of only 80,000 people, raising this amount of money is unheard of,” Kim says.

Sam Wilson Makes Small Business Military-Friendly

Sam Wilson Makes Small Business Military-Friendly

hen Justin South joined the military, he knew he’d be making a serious commitment, in both time and lifestyle. He understood what it all meant for his life, but he couldn’t have known what it would come to mean for his job and his employer.

Ludwig Family Rescues the Community

Ludwig Family Rescues the Community

Anthony and Cheryl Ludwig, owners of Ludwig Repair Shop in Hallettsville, Texas, know their customers will often come from far away to find what they’re looking for.

Independent We Stand
Independent We Stand Independent We Stand