Shop Small, Shop Local, Start Today

by Anne Dowling Caputo November 2017 I’m delighted to see private business owners and local community leaders coming together to promote Shop Small®, Shop Local, a local/regional economic development campaign. Do you bank locally? Do you eat at locally-owned restaurants? Do you think about patronizing a local store before heading to a big box store?...

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Natalie Bauman, The Digital Mosaic / SimplyTold® app

What do you like best about being in the business you’re in? I love seeing the excitement in people’s eyes when they see how easy it is to tell their stories with my app, and how powerful it can be to do so.  I like being part of helping people create something out of nothing, and...

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Steve Petti and Matt Barker, New Image Media

What do you like best about what you do? The variety of work, all the interesting unusual places we get to film, spanning multiple types of business, we’re just all over the place! We also love sharing our expertise. We’re proud of our work and what we can do to help others achieve their...

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Mike Trappe, Community Leader / Cleveland Magazine

What do you like best about the business you’re in? The creativity!  We have so many different things to offer, that we have become a problem solving company — more of a comprehensive marketing partner than just an advertising opportunity. Who are you trying to reach and how can we help? We have so...

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Paul Gallagher, Fastsigns Lyndhurst

What do you like best about the business you’re in? The ability to interact with customers in a creative process that informs their brand, based on a combination of their ideas and what we can provide.  There is a lot of back and forth with customers as we finalize the final products. I like...

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Elaine Manusakis, Every Angle Photography

What do you like best about the business you’re in? Having the opportunities to make a difference. Being a professional photographer has many rewarding experiences.  Every Angle has been with our clients through it all…weddings, babies, family holidays, graduations…you name it and we have been there to memorialize the day. When we capture such...

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Bob Rosenbaum, Heights Observer

What do you like best about the business you’re in? The Observer is not an ordinary newspaper. It’s literally written by the community for the community; every word we publish has been submitted by a member of the community, on a volunteer basis, with his or her name attached. The desire residents have to continually make...

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HRCC takes home 4th Connectors Choice Award

Look at these proud faces! Here’s HRCC Board member Lee Ann O’Brien, Expo team members Nathan Wright and Terry Killeen, and Interim Executive Director Karen Schaefer, posing at last night’s 10th Annual Connectors Choice Awards ceremony, with the beautifully designed award. This is our third win for our exceptional business-to-business Expo, and our fourth overall. Board...

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Exhibitor Registration Open for HRCC’s 2017 Business Expo

23nd Annual Event Continues to Innovate, Expand Opportunities SOUTH EUCLID, OHIO – Jan. 25, 2017 – Exhibitor registration is open for the Heights-Hillcrest Regional Chamber of Commerce (HRCC) 2017 Business Expo, to be held Thu., May 4, 3-7 p.m. at 700 BETA Banquet & Conference Center in Mayfield Village. In addition to the high...

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Jay Fernandez, 10,000 Small Businesses

What do you love best about what you do? Working with small companies with whom we can make an impact! National studies show that key metrics like revenue growth and employment growth are twice as good for companies who have gone through our program compared to similar companies who haven’t. We’re helping our owner-scholars...

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