Love Our Local Business Articles
on September 24, 2012
ClearStar Windshield Repair of Carmel, Ind., is the latest winner of a $5,000 grant in Intuit’s Love a Local Business Campaign.
“This is so cool!” says owner Paul Lawrence, who decided to begin working for himself nearly four years ago. “I had gotten …Read » Views: 3,448
on July 5, 2012
Brandon Rives is a busy young man. When he isn’t studying computer science and business at Tuskegee University or running his upstart entertainment and management company, Rives is actively involved in his community and helping other youngsters find their pass…Read » Views: 1,711
on June 14, 2012
Ask anyone in the Downtown Creative District of Salem, Ore., where you can find the hottest, most laid-back coffee shop in town, and they’re bound to send you to Clockworks Cafe & Cultural Center.
Clockworks Cafe is owned and operated by the Culture Sho…Read » Views: 1,598
on June 12, 2012
For more than 15 years, Vern Firestone of Redford, Michigan has followed his professional passion. As a freelance marketer, Firestone developed such an impressive body of work that he and his equally marketing-savvy wife, Joni, finally went into business for t…Read » Views: 1,769
on April 16, 2012
Kelly LeFevre loves to make her clients feel happy, pampered, and confident through jewelry. These days, however, LeFevre is feeling the same way. But it has nothing to do with jewelry and other fashion accessories. LeFevre’s Aurora, Illinois-based Kele & …Read » Views: 1,803
on March 6, 2012
Alicia Haynes still remembers the phone call she received in November 2010.
It was a call that would profoundly impact her business, Todali Tackle, a maker of custom, hand-poured fishing baits that “fishermen like and the fish love.” As it turned out, Haynes …Read » Views: 1,837
on February 8, 2012
The newest small business catering to pets in Elwood, Indiana is still just a pup itself.
“We recently opened on December 19,” owner Matt Spivey confesses, noting that his humble enterprise presently occupies only 240 square feet of retail space. But ther…Read » Views: 1,550
on January 6, 2012
Many small businesses claim to care about their communities. But not all consistently prove it.
Nick’s Pizza & Pub of Elgin and Crystal Lake, Illinois has a distinguished track record of community involvement. As a result, long-time patrons of the gener…Read » Views: 1,506